Vintage Matyo in pastel tones on a pale lemon yellow cotton cloth.
Oval 90 x70 cm plus 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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