Hungarian Cushion Cover

Hungarian cushion cover, 20th century. Hungarian cushion cover, 20th century. Courtesy Textile Research Centre, Leiden, acc. no. TRC 2016.0298.

The Textile Research Centre (TRC), Leiden, houses an embroidered cushion cover from Hungary, which dates to the late twentieth century. It measures 48 x 41 cm. It is made from linen with cotton embroidery threads.

One side of the cover has a design of stylised flowers, leaves in black, with a black crochet border. The ground material is made from a plain piece of (unbleached) linen. 

See also the Needles entry on Hungarian embroidery.

TRC online catalogue (retrieved 17 September 2016).


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