Vintage Hungarian Kalotaszeg pair of pillow cases

Superbly hand embroidered Hungarian pillow cases from Western Transylvania / Kalotaszeg region. It is the most famous Hungarian hand embroidery from this region, the so called " written " embroidery, IRASOS embroidery.



Age: 50 - 60 years old



The pillow cases are hand embroidered with red cotton thread on hemp/flax linen (similar with a very dense sack).



Sizes: 49 x 34 cm or 19. 3 x 13. 38 inches.

The price is for the lot of two pillow cases.



Good condition: the hand embroidered face is in very good condition. The back is soiled, showing yellowish stains and traces of the wear. No tear, no repair. The pillow cases was machine washed with cold water.


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