Vintage Transylvanian Dowry Bed Cover 150 x 155cmThis is a woven piece from the Kalotaszeg region of Transylvania. Dating from between the wars.
Three panels of hand loomed cloth joined by a thick decorative joining stitch
It is a tradition of Hunagrians in Transylvania ( and elsewhere) to have a best room which is filled with decorative objects including a very high bed piled high with embroidered and woven pillows and draped with hand woven textiles, this would have been one of such textiles
In good (unlaundered) condition.
150 x 154m