Tuesday, July 30, 2013

A Lovely Piece of Matyo Embroidery

Beautiful piece of antique Matyo embroidery in unusual muted colours. Matyo refers to a community consisitng of a few small  villages in a small area of northern Hunary. Matyo embroidery is on the Unesco list of  cultural heritage. Heavily embroidered in silk usually on a black or white cloth.