Embroidered Dowry Bed Pillow Case. Transylvania Circa 1910-parna
Embroidered Dowry Bed Pillow Case. Transylvania Circa 1910-parna
Embroidered Dowry Bed Pillow Case. Transylvania Circa 1910-parna
Embroidered Dowry Bed Pillow Case. Transylvania Circa 1910-parna
Embroidered Dowry Bed Pillow Case. Transylvania Circa 1910-parna

Dowry Pillow Case. Transylvania

£145.00
 
Dowry Pillow Case. Transylvania
Beautiful antique embroidered traditional pillow case from Transylvania.

102x46cm

Rare woven fabric with beautifully hand embroidered decorative  base, beautiful joining stitching

Early 1900.'s

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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Code trc1
Weight 0.8kg