Man's szür (mantle) - ROM2004_879_3


Man's szür (mantle)

Culture:Romanian; Hungarian
Geography: Made in present-day Romania in the Transylvanian Hungarian tradition
Date: c. 1900
Medium:Fulled white woollen material trimmed with applied bands of black broadcloth and cutout patterns of black felt; trimming enriched with small black knotted roundels
138 x 158 cm
Credit Line: Gift of the Hungarian Helikon Society, 1973
Object number: 970.227.9
Not on view
DescriptionStylized floral motifs in black felt appliqué work are cut in complicated and rich forms. Many of the appliqué motifs contain highly conventionalized floral bouquets which are simplified copies of Late Baroque and Biedermeier naturalistic embroideries.
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