Transylvaian RESERVEDBeautifully embroidered decorative runner. This piece was made as a dowry piece and was proabably hung on the wall in the traditional best or clean room. These rooms were used to display a families heritage pieces and usually contained a decorated bed piled high with embroidered and woven textiles and hand painted furniture, The walls were decorated with painted plates and sometimes these runners were hung on the wall above and draped around the plate
Two strips of fine embroidery on a hand loomed cloth. In excellent condition. A couple of tiny rust marks near the centre. Hand crocheted lace at each end
194 x 35cm +9cm lace,
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