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A woman's woollen outer garment, a 'saya', a type of coat. Mid-calf length with long sleeves and made of red, green and black striped cloth. The body is made up of nine separate panels, including two large triangular gores on each side, creating a flared shape. Tabby woven, warp dominant. The centre front opening has a small round collar, made from black cotton velvet. This fabric is applied either side of the opening (for 35 cms) and has a zigzag edge to the outer facing. The garment is fastened with seven pairs of hooks and eyes. The sleeves are set at right angles to the body and have a slit at the hem, to which is sewn commercial black wool braid.
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Length: 124 centimetres
Width: 162.50 centimetres (across arms)
Width: 105 centimetres (at hem)
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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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