Cover from Dowry Embroidery. Transylvania

Cover from Dowry Embroidery. Transylvania
Cushion Cover from antique (late 19th century) Transylvanian embroidery

Vintage linen backing

58 x 41cm

In excellent condition

This pillow case would  have been made as a dowry piece, most of its life being spent either in a dowry chest or on display in the "best room" Traditionally village houses would have a best room which contained a bed laden with textiles. These large pillow cases were piled on the bed with the  decorated end facing the door. There is an example here

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Weight: 0.5kg
Product Code: MSECC1.D34