folk ukrainian motives/ modern dress

gorgious linen dress with Ukrainian folk motives stitch decor

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More samples, this time of red and white embroidery. I have a long interest in red and white quilts and what they say about the women who made them.

Matyó embroidery. The folk art of the Roman Catholic Matyó community in and around the town of Mezőkövesd in north-eastern Hungary is characterized by floral motifs that are found in flat-stitch embroidery and ornamented objects. Read more: http://www.unesco.org/culture/ich/RL/00633

The folk art of the Roman Catholic Matyo community in and around the town of Mezokovesd in north-eastern Hungary

Traditional Romanian blouses are made from cotton or linen, sometimes silk, and embroidered in a variety of patterns. This site gives a library of patterns: http://semne-cusute.blogspot.co.uk/ .

Traditional Romanian blouses are made from cotton or linen, sometimes silk, and…

framed Cactus Rose quilt block from Pennsylvania is on display at the American Folk Art Museum. The maker is unknown, dated 1855-1865

Cactus Rose block (circa 1855 - was exhibited in the Lincoln Center AFAM facility. This piece was the gift of Irwin Nelson in honor of Robert Bishop

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