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pillowcase

Pillow case. Oblong shape, one end open to receive pillow, the other end “fundul perinei� (lower part of the pillow) is the ornamental portion. It is ornamented with groups of coloured stripes and inserted multicoloured geometrical designs. (Homespun hemp threads, purchased white and coloured cotton). Length 950mm, width 530mm.

Typical of Fagaras District.

To embellish the bed.

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