clothing; waistcoat

Long waistcoat for a woman, jelek, flared, made from several panels of cream felted woollen cloth stitched together by hand. Trimmed with black braid around the sleeve holes, lower part of front opening and side seams, with denser elements of additional black appliqué and embroidery on each side of the front opening at the top, extending in three vertical bands half way up the back, in shorter bands at the front and along the lower edge of the garment. Additional blue accents in the black panes to either side of the front opening at the top. Part of Bitola costume 2011.77.

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