Apron. Oblong shaped apron. Designs grouped into vertical stripes at the top, and horizontal stripes at the bottom. Alternate navy blue stripes form the background of the apron. Floral and geometrical designs worked in white cotton, gold thread and tinsel. (Wool carded and spun at home, thin gold thread, silk, cotton, and tinsel from the market). Length 800mm, width 450mm.

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