Dowry Bed Pillow Case. Saxon Transylvania (2)Beautiful antique embrodiered traditional pillow case from Transylvania.
Rare woven fabric with beutifuly hand worked decorative base
In excellent condition
This pillow case woould have been made as a dowry piece, most of its life being spent either in a dowry chest or on dislay in the "best room" Tradiionally village houses woudld have a best room which contained a bed laden with textiles. These large pillow cases were piled on the bed with the deorated end facing the door. There is an example here