textile; waistcloth

A boy's cotton waistcloth. The textile is mainly dark blue and woven in warp faced tabby weave. The continuous warp is not cut. The cloth has a central red stripe, flanked by a white dotted stripe formed by a single warp end and three narrow yellow and red stripes. There is a narrow red and white stripe towards each selvedge. At the beginning and end of each warp end are three picks of red and yellow twining in a chevron pattern worked in stranded cotton. Additionally, there is a narrow twined band, with larger scale yellow chevrons on a red ground.

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