Transylvanian Dowry Bed Pillow case 100 x 46cm-parna
Transylvanian Dowry Bed Pillow case 100 x 46cm-parna
Transylvanian Dowry Bed Pillow case 100 x 46cm-parna
Transylvanian Dowry Bed Pillow case 100 x 46cm-parna
Transylvanian Dowry Bed Pillow case 100 x 46cm-parna

Transylvanian Dowry Bed Pillow Case 100 x 46cm

£160.00
 
Transylvanian Dowry Bed Pillow Case 100 x 46cm
Beautiful antique embroidered traditional pillow case from Transylvania

Unusual rose pattern.  5 sets of roses on each side and a geometric pattern at the base. In excellent condition

Slightly faded looking red on a natural ecru linen

103 x46cm

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

This pillow case woould  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" Tradiionally village houses woudld have a best room which contained a bed laden with textiles. These large pillow cases were piled on the bed with the  deorated end facing the door. There is an example here

dowry rose
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Code DOWRY ROSE ny
Weight 0.7kg