Traditional Bulgarian Costumes
           Aprons

 

 


Front apron from a two-apron women's costume, Vidin region, late 19th century

 

Apron from the village of Mandritza, Ivaylovgrad region, late 19th century, wool on cotton

 


Apron from the village of Dolno Lukovo,

Ivaylovgrad region, early 20th century,

wool on cotton

Back apron "valnenik", Nikopol region, mid-19th century

 

 

Sources:

1. Traditional Bulgarian Costumes and Folk Arts. National Ethnographic Museum, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences. Compiled by Viara Kovacheva-Kostadinova, Maria Sarafova, Marina Cherkezova, Nadezhda Teneva. Sofia, 1994. (Photographers: Nedyalka Krapcheva, Sofia, Tancheva)

2. Ethnographic Museum Plovdiv. Compiled by Anka Radeva, Lora Hristozova, Raina Kableshkova, Sonya Semerdjieva, Angel Yankov, Stoyan Antonov, Valentin Manev. Vion Publishing House, 2004. (Photographers: Aleksei Assenovq Emil Mirazchiev, Milko Denev)

3.Nikolchovska. M., I. Stefanov. Ivaylovgrad i pokraininata mu prez vazrazhdaneto. Darzhavno izdatelstvo Septemvri, Sofia, 1980.