apron; textile

Weft-faced woollen apron with heavy decoration. It is predominantly red, with fine, grouped stripes (woven as bands), worked in green, white, blue and orange. A wide, silver-coloured band has been applied roughly half way down the apron. It has sequins sewn to form crosses and vertical lines. At the top and bottom of the braid is silver-coloured braiding and flat buttons have been attached. Two large Turkish coins are sewn onto the red ground on either side of the decorative band. The apron is trimmed at the edge with yellow and gold-coloured braid, silver-coloured braid and blue needlepoint lace. A green, red, white, orange and blue braid trims the top of the apron and forms the ties. [Textile]

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