Red side pocket or algibeira
Red side pocket or "algibeira" for lavradeira costume from minho. Embroidered with coloured cotton treads and glass beads. Has the word "amor" (love) embroidered and a secret compartment.
Made in our atelier.
|Made in||Portugal, Viana do Castelo. Hand-made by Sofia Rodrigues in our atelier.|
|Composition||Red wool flannel and cotton ribbons.|
|Size and dimensions||28 x 20 cm approx.|
|Care advice||Do not wash. Can be dry cleaned.|
|Other information||The pouch or side pocket - "algibeira" is one of the most iconic item from Minho traditional costume. It almost always takes the shape of a heart, or resembles itself with a woman's shape. It is a small outer pocket, used between the skirt and the apron of the popular costumes. The word "Love" is embroidered very often. Embroidered in wool or cotton treads, with beads and sometimes sequins, they come in the most varied colors.|