Large Matyo Embroidered Cloth

£270.00
 
Large Matyo Embroidered Cloth

Beautiful vintage embroidered Matyo piece. 

In excellent condition, very slight colour run as seen. Fringes in excellent condition

130 cm diameter including finrges, 90cm excludig finges  
 

1920's


This Matyo embroidery comes from a small are in Hungary centred around the town Mezokovesd, famous for its folk craft  and in particular embroidery. Traditionally embroidered in silk on a black base. Matyo embroidery is on the UNESCO List of  Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.
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For more information and images on Matyo embroidery follow this link


http://www.unesco.org/culture/ich/RL/00633

 

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Brand: parna
Condition: New
Product Code: amatyop.d54
Weight: 0.5kg