Cotton robe, from the Rhodopi mountains (around the town of Chepelare, Smolyan region) in southern Bulgaria. Pomak, ca. 1980. Rural woman's dress with selvedge bands in black, white and red, and two woven blocks of decoration based on triangles and squares in dark red, green, yellow, black & mid-red. Around three edges of these woven blocks is an applied band of multi-coloured tassels with metal sequins. The sleeves are missing. (Textile Research Center, Leiden).