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Dowry Bed Pillow Case. Transylvania Circa 1910 SOLD

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
Beautiful antique embrodiered traditional pillow case from Transylvania

In excellent condition

Slightly faded looking red on a natural ecru linen

105 x43cm

Beautiful embroidery on both sides. All hand sttched seams and hems

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

We have more of these pillow cases. textiles@parna.co.uk for enquiries
 
price: £160.00
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