Cushion from Kalotaszeg, Romania, antique textile

80,00 incl. VAT

Hand woven pillow 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 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.

These cushion is made out of old, transylvanian linen sacks and blankets. Mid century and older

Vintage, IV quarter 20th century 100 % Cotton,  Sewed together by hand. closure to tie

Size: 40 x 50 cm

including filling with down feather

Read more about hugarian folk art from Kalotaszeg.

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Weight 2 kg