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 Bed Pillow Case. Saxon Transylvania (2)

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Dowry Bed Pillow Case. Saxon Transylvania (2)
Beautiful antique embrodiered traditional pillow case from Transylvania.

Rare woven fabric with beutifuly hand worked decorative  base

Early 1900.'s

In excellent condition

98x57cm



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


 
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Code trc1
Weight 0.8kg