apron

Apron. Oblong apron. The whole surface covered by geometrical designs (large rhombi). Colours used: green background, red, blue, orange-yellow, mauve. The top part has a dark blue band woven in a 4 thread pattern, tied around the waist by two strings. Fine coloured wool tassels, uncut and fixed to the apron by a crochet-work chain stitch, edges three sides of the apron. (Homespun “par” hair, purchased coloured fine woollen thread). Length 800mm, width 640mm.

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