miedertuch (Scarf)

About this object

History of use

Worn folded and placed around the base of the neck as a filler in the neckline of jacket 1343/3. Fastened with brooch 1343/8. Worn as part of a costume. Costumes like this one are still worn for weddings, funerals and church festivals. The colour of the scarf and apron varies with the occasion: white or cream for weddings; black for funerals; appropriate colours for church festivals.

Physical description

A light blue rectangular scarf. Fabric has a woven vertical stripe and stylized flower motif. Selvage on one edge and three sides hand hemmed. Pieced together.