Matyo.

£175.00
 
Matyo.

Stunning round Matyo embroidery. This  piece was made in 1918 when supplies were interrupted and the  women made do with what was available, the thread in this piece looks like cotton. the  embroidery  method was known as the thrifty technique, the outer contour of the petals is slightly raised 

60cm pus fringes

This Matyo embroidery comes from a small area 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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Product Code: nmat3,d53
Weight: 1kg