Apron of chiefly red and white vertically striped cotton fabric, with some smaller stripes in green yellow and pink, decorated with supplementary woolllen threads in pink, yellow, blue green and white, which have been left protruding in loops on the surface, forming a pattern of textured areas. This main panel stitched to a band at the top which is smocked with red pink and green wool and trimmed with a red band at the top which extends to form ties at each side at the waist.

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