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Kerchief, part

Title: Kerchief, part
Location/Region: Sombor
Chrolonology: 1900 - 2000
Museum: Etnographic Museum in Belgrade
Country: Serbia
Culture: Serbian, Orthodox, rural
Material: Cotton
Dimensions: 163 х 73 cm
Production Technique: Gold embroidery

Description

Made of white cotton linen produced in factory. Rectangular in shape. Decorated with gold embroidery and gold notions strip. The gold embroidery is made ​​only along the edges of a shorter side (motif in irregular geometric shape that is repeated three times). Notions strip sewn to the edge beyond which the gold embroidery was made as well as along the adjacent edge. It was worn in ceremonial occasions.