Beautifully embroidered decorative runner from Transylvania. This piece was made as a dowry piece and was proabably hung on the wall in the traditional best or clean room. These rooms were used to display a families heritage pieces and usually contained a decorated bed piled high with embroidered and woven textiles and hand painted furniture, The walls were decorated with painted plates. Sometimes these runners were hung on the wall above and draped around the plate.
Red cross stitch embroidery on a home cloomed cloth. Hand crocheted lace at both ends.
In good condition.There is a very pink faint stain on one edge near the centre. You can see a picture of the full piece here
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