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A woman's apron, a 'futa'; everyday wear. Made from two equal sized pieces of weft faced tabby wool cloth with red and black bands of equal width. Machine stitched together (and overstitched) vertically, along one of the selvedges. Sides and hem trimmed with black cotton velvet cloth. One tie sewn to top right edge; made of black commercial braided cord. Black cord loop at other side.
- Production date
- 20thC (donor information)
Length: 69 centimetres
Width: 58 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- Text from Eth Doc 1892, no. 85g: Made by village women from two panels of home produced red and black broadly striped woollen cloth. Two loom width panels are joined horizontally with the stripes going across. There is a black velvet trimming around the edge.
Religion: Macedonian Orthodox.
Information supplementary to Eth Doc:
For a detailed description of how this item was worn as part of a whole costume, see Eu1997,04.131.
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- Obtained for the donor in the 1960s by Živko Firfov of the Folklore Institute in Skopje.
- Britain, Europe and Prehistory
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