Matyo Embroidered Cloth

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Matyo Embroidered Cloth

Pretty Matyo embroidery forom the 1920-1030s

Embroidery in good condition, fringes are straggly

approx 60cm in diameter excluding 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: MATYOD78
Weight: 1kg