Handwoven cotton blanket from Kalotaszeg, Transylvania

160,00

100 year old handwoven blanket from the northwestern region of Transsilvania, Kalotaszeg. The region is famous for their beautifully enriched art. One of the most famous composer of our time is Belá Bartók whose collection can be admired at the ethnological museum in Budapest. The stichings and weavings from Kalotaszeg are monochrom, usually in red, white and blue. In particular the densely stiched ornamental floral designs in geometrical order and the love for geomatrical designs demonstrate the strong influence of Rumanian art.

II quarter 20th century 100 % Cotton, black & white stripes

Size: 1,20 x 1,82 m

Read more about hugarian folk art from Kalotaszeg.

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Weight 2 kg