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  • Croatia
  • apron, circa 1975
  • Where object was made: Zagreb, Yugoslavia (present-day Croatia)
  • linen, dyeing
  • Object Height/Width: 101 x 112 cm
    Object Height/Width: 39 3/4 x 44 1/8 in
  • Museum purchase: Watkins Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2007.7044

The long apron is made of off-white linen. It ties at the waist. It is gathered at the waist. The band of embroidery near the bottom has two bands of off-white geometric designs and a thick band with two thin bands of dark green geometric designs with a small amount of red detail.

This was intended to be worn with skirt and blouse (2007.7049 and 2007.7050) as part of a Prigorje style outfit worn in the foothills around Zagreb.