skirt

Woman's skirt of linen fabric, gathered at the waist, where the length has been extended by the addition of an extra strip of fabric between skirt and waistband. The lower edge has been embellished with a row of geometric motifs in blue, red and gold and silver metal thread embroidery to match the patterning on blouse and aprons. Tapes stitched to each end of the waistband to secure. Length 1060mm. Waist circ. 740mm.

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