Guimarães folk embroidery.
Northen portuguese embroideries are filled of hearts of all shapes. Love is all around.
Guimarães traditional embroideries and its mutiple applications. Usually flax is the basis for this beautifull and superb designs.
'Lenço dos namorados', meaning the boy friend's handkerchief, where love messges would be sent. Vila Verde's traditional folk embroideries. Vila Verde is a small town around Braga, Portugal.
Guimaraães folk embroidery, a alive tradition.
Bordeuax, blue and beige are the min colors of Guimarães folk embroideries.
Guimarães embroidery can be applied to all sorts of linens.
Guimaraes folk embroidery
The bird is a very common element on nothern portuguese embroidery ( minho's embroidery). Birds use to carry your lovers letter.
and love is every where - Guimarães folk embroidery.
It is not a cubism bird, it's a regional bird from the ancient folk embroidery - Guimaraes folk embroidery.
The intricated velvet needle art - Guimarães traditional embroidery
vintage card ~ St. Patrick's Day souvenir