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.

Tuesday, July 9, 2013


.Cloth by Cassandra Ellis will be published in the Autumn. Our indigo dyed linen ( sheets and a resist dyed vintage linen cushion) are featured on the cover 

Monday, July 1, 2013

Chamber Maids Apron

  We have just had this restored. It is Hungarian chamber maids apron  from around the 1930's. The pocket was for tips!