Red work Folk Art Embroidered Cover or Hanging: C1888 Slovakia
From Eastern Europe, possibly Bratislava Slovakia, dated and signed Ana Mastihuba 1888, this wonderful red-work mercerised cotton embroidered worked onto a fine linen ground.
Probably made to celebrate a wedding possibly a dowry piece, it has traditional folk art motifs and imagery passed down through generations.
176 x 78cm
Condition: In excellent antique condition with a scattering of small rust spots, an over all patina of age some signs of wear to surface if embroidery.