Antique embroidered cushion cover from the Kalotaszeg region of Transylvania, Romania
Using the "irasos" technique, the pattern was drawn by a " writing woman, usually there was one in each village and embroidered by another woman. This one is embroidered in Volga cotton ( volga is the name of the yarn factory situated in Sibiu) on a home loomed hemp..
Laundered and in excellent condition
63 x 48 cm
Slit opening at base with tie fastening. Note that the opening is quite small and suits a feather filler