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 s

£160.00
 
Dowry Pillow. Transylvanian 1930 s
Beautiful antique embroidered traditional decorative/dowry pillow case from Transylvania.  

In excellent condition

91x54cm

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

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

We have more of these pillow cases. textiles@parna.co.uk for enquiries

 
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Product Code: JTDCC1.D48
Weight: 0.8kg