Matyo Table cloth 165cm diameterStunning vintage Matyo table cloth.
Heavily embroidered. Matyo roses and tulips on a black cotton with traditional knotted and woven fringes along the whole border
125cm diameter excluding fringes, 165cm with fringes.
In very good condition.
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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