Vintage Transylvanian Dowry Bed Cover

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Vintage Transylvanian Dowry Bed Cover
This is a woven piece from the Kalotaszeg region of Transylvania. Dating from between the wars.

Two 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 condition. some marks on the non coloured section.  138x110cm
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