Hand -embroidered in Transylvania
These cushions are embroidered in the Kalotaszeg by Bodis Ilonka. They are traditional to this area, the patterns were traditionally drawn by a "writing woman" and embroidered by someone else. Ilonka learnt to " draw" from her first mother in law. She is a talented drawer and embroiderer. She and her husband run a small smallholding, she embroiders in her spare time.
This cushion is embroidered in cotton on a home loomed vintage linen, it features the traditional "lace on the surround and ties at the base.
45 x 35cm
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