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skirt
  • Croatia
  • skirt, circa 1975
  • Where object was made: Zagreb, Yugoslavia (present-day Croatia)
  • linen, dyeing
  • Object Height/Width: 98 x 99 cm
    Object Height/Width: 38 9/16 x 39 in
  • Museum purchase: Watkins Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2007.7050
Description

The off-white linen skirt is gathered at the waistband. It has a tie closure. There is a band of embroidery near the hem with a wide band of green geometric shapes with red detail, a narrower band of geometric green shapes with red detail above and below, a narrow band of off-white geometric shapes above and below the green bands. There is another band of off-white checkerboard at the hem.

It was intended to be worn with a blouse and apron (2007.7044 and 2007.7049) is part of a Prigorj style outfit, worn in the foothills around Zagreb.