Mihaela Gâţă

© Mihaela Gâţă
Material/ Technique: warped and battened wool; weaved in 2 shedding harnesses in vertical loom “gherghef”, picked between the threads, picked with the reed; fringes from the warp threads
Size: 30,5 cm x 6 cm

Ethnical group: Romanian
Region: Sălişte town, Sibiu county, Mărginimea Sibiului area, Transylvania
Period of time: Beginning of the 21th century
Utility: Bookmark from a small piece of weaving

Description: Bookmark, rectangle shaped. Geometrical adornments, symmetrically arranged on the left and right sides of the weaving. Knotted fringes made up from the threads of the warp, 5 cm long. Chromatics: background: white; adornments: red, blue.

Economic sector: Worked in a homestead workshop;
On the nowadays market this type of object can easily be found, the price varying between 3-5 lei (according the difficulty of getting the fabric, meticulosity and richness of motifs and its size). There is interest for buying this kind of object among the wide public.

Source: Belongs to the author itself: Mihaela Gâţă, Sălişte town