Matyo Table Cloth.

£345.00
 
Matyo Table Cloth.

Stunning  antique Matyo table cloth. Heavily embroidered. Matyo roses and tulips on a black cotton with traditional knotted and woven fringes along the whole border

105cm diameter excluding fringes,  134cm with fringes.

 

1920-1930 s

In very good condition. Some slight colour bleed in he middle of some of the "peacock eyes"

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: matyony
Weight: 4kg