Red woollen skirt of lavradeira from Areosa
One of the most iconic skirts of "lavradeira" costume in Viana do Castelo region.
Red woollen skirt used in Areosa (parish), woven in a handloom with pulls of several colours forming patterns. At the bottom of the skirt a red woollen flannel bar hand embroidered with perlé cotton threads of different colours, sequins and beads, in addition to golden metallic thread.
Finished at the top with a ruffle. Edged with red nastro ribbons. Inner lining of the skirt, at the bottom, in red plaid.
This garment (with 4 metres long) it is a part of a traditional attire from Viana do Castelo - Areosa. Also called "lavradeira".
Note: the skirt opening must be wearing towards the front, covered by the apron.
|Composition||80% wool, 15% cotton, 5% other|
|Size and dimensions||Height: 86 cm; waist: 80 cm; round skirt with 4 Meters. This skirt weights of approximately 2300 g.|
|Care advice||Do not wash. Dry clean only|