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A woman's wool apron; made from two equal sized pieces of multicoloured weft faced tabby woven fabric; hand sewn together along one selvedge, giving a horizontal seam. Multicoloured stripes (woven as bands): thin stripes in muted colours (red, brown and black) alternate with bright yellow and green wool yarns. Fine lines of silver-coloured metal-wrapped thread included in the yellow stripes. Green, red and blue reverse 'S' motifs embroidered along the length of the yellow stripes. The sides (the warp edges) have alternating blocks of coloured wool (with some synthetic) fringing: white, pink, blue and green. The hem has orange blanket stitch embroidery. A dart in the centre top of the apron. The ties are formed from one long round braid, made from brown and purple wool, which is hand stitched with pink wool along the top of the apron. One hole near centre seam.
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Length: 78 centimetres (excluding ties)
Width: 67 centimetres
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- Acquisition notes
- The items in this collection (Eu1995,03.1 to 90) were primarily collected during periods of residence by the donor in Bulgaria between 1963 and 1989.
- Britain, Europe and Prehistory
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