Apron woven 1954, Meseista, Ohrid Apron woven 1953, Trebenista, Ohrid Apron woven 1954, Meseista, Ohrid

Light to dark

aprons from the region of Ohrid

"The younger ladies would all wear the light coloured aprons and the older ladies would wear black aprons."
-Gulapka Krstanoska
These aprons illustrate the relationship between aprons and the rites of passage in a women's life in villages near Ohrid. Aprons with white backgrounds were generally worn by younger women while darker aprons were worn by older women and those who were in mourning.