Handwoven linen blanket from Transylvania, Romania
The processing of flax and hemp is culturally and historically one of the oldest forms of textile manufacturing. Hemp and flax processing, as well as the production of textiles usually produced at home, were typically carried out by women, and the men were in charge of sowing, harvesting and retting the fibrous plants.
mid 20th century, Handwoven and handspun linen
Size: 1,40 m x 2,40 m