apron; textile

Wool apron, predominantly brown, with long fringing. The rectangular panel has a rounded bottom edge. Many fine twill and tabby woven weft faced bands, a diamond lattice pattern and small blocks of solid colour, are repeated in sequence, using cream, red, green, light brown and blue/black woollen yarns. Around the sides and bottom edge is an applied tablet woven (?) woollen braid, made of light brown, green and blue. The braid's weft has been extended to form a long fringe. The braid has separated from the apron on the left (wearer's) side. The upper woven edge has been turned and stitched; the apron ties are missing. [Textile]

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