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A woman's apron; rectangular in shape and made of two separate pieces of woven cloth, hand stitched. The front has five vertical lines of linked diamond patterning, worked in white, pink, green, yellow, purple and maroon wool yarns on a black, tabby woven wool ground. This patterning is woven in discontinuous supplementary weft. A line of pink zigzag embroidery at the bottom of the apron, along with applied fringing in coloured blocks. The back of the apron is made from red cotton (and partially synthetic) velvet fabric, which is visible in a wide strip on the front sides. Black synthetic waistband.
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Length: 70.50 centimetres
Width: 44 centimetres (excluding waist ties)
- Curator's comments
- Cataloguing note: donations book entry notes two sets of woman's costume in this collection, both Bulgarian, one from Pleven, Bulgaria. The Pleven costume is donated in memory of the donor's mother, Zdravka Vladeva. It is unclear however, which costume is which.
Items 4 to 7 are all attached together.
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- Letter of thanks #1846.
- Britain, Europe and Prehistory
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