Woman's 'yelek' (bodice). From the Ruen district (in the northern part of the Burgas province, southeastern Bulgaria). Rural, ca. 1950-1975. Part of the traditional festive costume. Ethnic group: Turkish Alevi. Damask weaving in mercerised cotton. Adorned with multicoloured cotton embroidery and metallic sequins. (Inv.n° yeL025 - Kavak Costume Collection - Antwerpen/Belgium).