apron; textile

Woman's square shaped woollen apron. It is in two sections and sewn together at the selvedge. It is made of weft faced tabby weave with a wide central panel of narrow black and wider red stripes (woven as bands). Flanking this are broad, predominantly cream panels patterned with narrow stripes, worked in pink, green and purple woollen threads and silver- and gold-coloured metal-wrapped thread. A black and red woollen braid is stitched across the top of the apron, forming the ties. [Textile]

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