voge galle (Skirt)

About this object

History of use

Wrap around skirt worn by women for everyday. Also used as a married woman's head cloth, or occasionally by men for ceremonial dancing.

Cultural context

worn by women

Physical description

Large rectangular yellow cotton skirt; machine hemmed decorated with a vertical chevron design in red, black and white, extending down the centre of the garment. A different wider border design extends horizontally across the garment, consisting of thin stripes in green, red and white.