Apron is a type of waist uncut clothing and during the XIX century it was a mandatory gown for girls and women all over Serbian ethnic areas. It was primarily made of wool, woven in different techniques, with inwoven or embroidered ornaments. The very process of weaving was perhaps the most complex and the most important skill that the women from the villages possessed, the skill through which women traditionally communicated with the rest of the community, but also the skill through which they expressed their deepest emotions...It was made in a very old technique from this region and it is a typical characteristic of Dinaric type of woven aprons. The process of weaving aprons in this technique is done in the following way: threads of multi-coloured weft is interwoven with fingers between certain number of threads in the foundation, as many times as the size of the ornament requires it. Interweaving with fingers is performed in two ways: in the first version, threads are intertwined with basic strings of the foundation, on the rims of the ornament, not being tied together, but wrapping two neighbouring strings and put back and then on the rims of the ornament, slits are being formed. In the secod version, threads of the weft on the rim of the ornament are wrapped around one mutual string, forming no slits.

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