Danube Virtual Museum

Pillow

Title: Pillow
Location/Region: Kladovo, Podvrška
Chrolonology: 1900 - 2000
Museum: Etnographic Museum in Belgrade
Country: Serbia
Culture: Vlachs, Orthodox, rural
Material: Wool
Dimensions: 65 х 54 cm
Production Technique: Weaving
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Description

Woven in domestic black wool. It is decorated with ornaments in the form of two large and six smaller rhombuses, woven in red, green, purple, white, yellow and brown wool. This pattern is called "okjuri" (eyes). The bottom of the pillow is woven in red and black wool. It was filled with straw and used for sleeping.