dance clothing

Apron, awiran, formed of 10 strips of fabric in a variety of colours, attached to a piece of cotton tape at the top, which has been tied into a circle. Most of the strips have been painted in prada with a gold floral pattern, each has up to four additional shorter panels hanging above; two other strips are lengths of supplementary weft. All strips have fringing, mostly yellow, hanging from the lower edge. Part of costume for a Baris dancer.

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