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. Transylvanian 1930 .

£160.00
 
Dowry Pillow. Transylvanian 1930 .
 One darned area near pillow opening

Beautiful antique embroidered traditional decorative/dowry pillow case from Transylvania.  

Cross stitch roses and peacocks

Beautiful hand stitched seams.

In excellent condition

94 x 50cm

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

 
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Product Code: JTDCC1.D49
Weight: 0.8kg