Hungary Project

The Embroiderers' Guild has challenged all Branches to make a series of postcards to celebrate 'the' sporting event in August 2012. Our country is Hungary. Here are some pictures of traditional Hungarian embroidery to inspire you. Most images will enlarge if you click on them.


Map of Hungary



Hungarian Flag





Hungarian folk art – peacocks feathers


Hungarian folk art embroidery features stylized plants and flowers
  


The colours used in Matyo work are meant to symbolize elements of Hungarian life. Red represents joy, black the earth or soil, and blue death and grief.


Traditional Hungarian Costume




Embroidered cloths


Pillow slips







Designs








Other embroidery







For more information about Hungary - have a look at these links