waistband (belt (clothing: accessories)); briu pistrit

Braid (belt). Long shape, made out of a fabric that resembles elastic netting. Made by a special form of plaiting in which the ends of the threads are caught up on a nail fixed to the beam supporting the ceiling of the room; the braid is then plaited by means of small sticks which replace the healds of a loom. Multicoloured designs, with zigzag stripes running down its whole length. Wound round the waist to hold up the skirt, more braid wound on top of it. Length: 266 cm; Width: 10 cm. (Long and resistant thread obtained from wool, called “par”).

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