Mirdita – Socks

Mirdita – Socks Name: Socks Description: White cotton knitted with 5 knitting pins. Floral motives are repeated and combined with geometric symbols. Tufted over the node leg. Material/period/technique: 1900. Cotton. Techniques: knitted with white cotton and...

Mirdita – Pantaletes (Pants)

Mirdita – Pantaletes (Pants) Name: Pantaletes Description: White cotton fabric pantalettes where six pieces are stitched together to create the silhouette. Embroidered at the end in white color with relief. Material/period/technique: 1900. Cotton. Techniques:...

Mirdita – Apron

Mirdita – Apron Name: Half Apron Description: The Half apron is a beautification piece of cloth fully embraided with all colors used in the entire costume. The motives are geometric symbols repeated in geometric order starting from the center. It has fringes on...

Mirdita – Belt

Mirdita – Belt Name: Belt Description: An ornamental element of well combined colors starting from orange; yellow, white and blue and the widest color of orange/rust. The belt has two threads that go around the body to make a knot on the left side. The belt has...

Mirdita – Head

Mirdita – Head Name: Head Cover Description: Woolen fez in two layers covered in front with rust-colored silk and a scarf behind. The front of the cap has 3 rows of gold coins which number depends on the wealth of the family. The scarf behind is floral with very...

Mirdita – Sleeveles coat

Mirdita – Sleeveles coat Name: Sleeveless coat Description: White felt with 9 elements (parts) stitched and camouflaged with purl. The applique embroidery demonstrates patriotic symbolism (religious and pagan) in dominant red color, rust, blue, green, and...