Antique embroidered cushion cover from the Kalotaszeg region of Transylvania, Romania
Hand embroidered with a cotton thread on a home loomed hemp fabric. There is a seam in the base cloth, women in tese villages use what cloth they had at hand, no wastage. Using the "irasos" technique, the pattern was drawn by a " writing woman, usually there was one in each village and embroidered by another woman.
52 x 36 cm, fits with 50 x 40 cm filler