Dowry Pillow. Transylvanian 1930 sBeautiful antique embroidered traditional decorative/dowry pillow case from Transylvania.
In excellent condition
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
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