Apron. Oblong shaped apron. The whole surface is covered by small woven geometrical designs, arranged in horizontal lines, alternating with groups of thin red, black and blue stripes. A 30mm wide band at the bottom is covered by geometrical designs: rhombi. Crochet knitted scallops border three sides of the apron. (Homespun wool, purchased fine, coloured woollen thread). Length 860mm, width 550mm.

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