Apron woven pre 1950s, Velusina, Bitola Apron woven 1948, Velusina, Bitola Apron woven 1940s, Velusina, Bitola

Red special occasion

aprons from Velusina

"In village life the mothers would teach the daughters how to weave the aprons."
–Slobodanka Tanevska
Macedonian women were renowned for the brilliant red colours of their aprons and embroideries. Traditionally the dyes were produced from madder and cochineal, but over time these were replaced by synthetic dyes.

Apron woven 1940s,Velusina, Bitola