Bulgarian apron, from the Vratsa region. With over 160 Ottoman silver coins stitched along the side, the bottom edges and the front. Finely woven flat weave with metallic thread; adorned with gold brocade ribbons & plaited tied chords.
The Surva International Festival of Masquerade Games in the village of Pernik, Bulgaria - Terrifyingly the men, known as Kukeri, enter houses in the village, clanging their bells to ward off evil spirits. Held at the beginning of February