Transylvaian Cover. early 20th Cenutry
Transylvaian Cover. early 20th Cenutry
Transylvaian Cover. early 20th Cenutry
Transylvaian Cover. early 20th Cenutry
Transylvaian Cover. early 20th Cenutry

Transylvaian Cover. early 20th Cenutry

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Transylvaian Cover. early 20th Cenutry
Stunning antique cover in excellent condition. 3 panels  with  Interpanel crochet. 

Dense decorative work at each short end

This cover is made from home woven hemp, the fibres of which were  twisted whilst wet when woven, giving  the cloth a slightly crinkled look  known as Fodor  in Hungarian (frilly " cloth). This cover some from one of the villages in the Kalotaszeg  region of Transylvania. It was made as part of a dowry and has probably been kept n a dowry chest for much of its life. In excellent clean condition


Beautifully decorated at each end , with cutwork/whitework thoughout. This is a rare example.

240 x 160cm


 
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Product Code: ny
Weight: 4kg