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A cotton kerchief, a 'batistă'; rectangular and tabby woven, with red, green and blue bands (grouped in twos) on a cream 'ground'. The ends have a thicker red band with small-scale woven patterning worked in the same colours, with the addition of pink and yellow wool yarns. The warp ends are turned and machine stitched.
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Length: 48 centimetres
Width: 28 centimetres
- Curator's comments
This kerchief may have been worn under a man's belt or used for interior decoration. See Eu2006,1103. 48 + 55.
Text from Eth Doc 605: 'Donated by Maria Pruteanu ; made by various women in the village. 'Batiste' (handkerchiefs) presented to Maria Pruteanu at weddings in Pustiana. Hand woven bought cotton threads. (Up to 50 years old?)'
Note: book of embroidery motifs, published in 1977, given by Maria Pruteanu.
- Not on display
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- Britain, Europe and Prehistory
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