Antique Cover from Transylvania

Antique Cover from Transylvania

Antique embroidered cushion cover for the Kalotszeg area of Transylvania.  Cotton embroidery on home loomed hemp.  This pattern and technique is typical of the folk embroidery of this area. the pattern was drawn onto tthe cloth by a drawing woman ( usually one per village) and embroidered by another woman.

This design is known as sunflower. This is an antique piece, probably early 20th century.  

Original tie fastening at base

48 x 42cm

Laundered, In excellent condition


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Product Code: mkalcc1.d55
Weight: 0.5kg