Hungarian Matyo Embroidered Table Cloth 31.5" plus 8.5" of silk macrame fringe. If you look at an embroidered piece and the back looks almost as good as the front that is a sign of being an authentic handmade artisan piece. The word Matyó comes from the name "Mátyás" (legend says that King Mátyás gave Mezökövesd the title of "free royal town" in 1464) and was originally used by the population of the surrounding protestant villages to distinguish the Roman Catholic Matyo people from themselves. According to the myth, once the Devil kidnapped a Matyo brides groom and demanded a heap of roses as ransom.Unfortunately, it was in the middle of winter so no flowers were blooming at that time. The clever maiden, however, sewed a bulk of red roses on her huge apron.
The Devil liked the brides handiwork so much that he had no choice but to set the groom free, so they held the wedding without any problem. The story goes that according to the legend, the Devil kidnapped a Matyo groom and demanded a heap of roses as a ransom. This happened in the middle of the Winter, so no roses were blooming at that time. The clever bride however sew a bunch of roses on her apron. The Devil liked the roses so much so he had to set the groom free.
They went on to hold the wedding without a problem. The item "Vtg Hungarian Matyo Fiber Art Table Cloth hand made 40 wide Authentic Art" is in sale since Monday, July 26, 2021. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Linens & Textiles\Kitchen Linens & Textiles\Tablecloths". The seller is "since896" and is located in Dunellen, New Jersey.
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