Stunning Matyo Wall Hanging/ RunnerStunning dowry Matyo embroidered wall hanging. Dating from early 2oth century.
Featuring doves, hearts and the distinctive Matyo roses. Scalloped edges. Excellent condition, fading as shown.
124 x 46 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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