Vintage Transylvanian Dowry Bed CoverThis 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