A hand-embroidered by a master of handicraft set – a tablecloth and 8 table napkins.The tablecloth has got an exceptionally extraordinary pattern. The hem stitch grid divides it into 10 fields. 4 broader ones are adorned with a very rich pattern – a flower bouquet. A vegetable pattern was embroidered in smaller fields. It is repeated in the corner of the table napkins which is rimmed with a single hem stitch. An embroiderer did her needle work pattern with white thread against natural-colour linen background thanks to which the embroidery is more clearly visible.The Maków region embroidery is one of the most elegant needle-work patterns, characterized by classical beauty, simplicity and subtlety. It is highly appreciated due to its unique elegance.
The set will be a timless decoration of your table. We highly recommend it for a wedding present. Upon your request we will enclose an occasional card from our collection of hand-made postcards and we will write whishes.
The Maków embroidery is a flat pattern with perforated elements. There is no play on colours that is so typical of other regional embroidery patterns. Therefore the form is especially well-elaborated. This embroidery pattern is especially recognized for its unique elegance.
The cradle of the Maków embroidery is Silesian Beskids, and in particular, the neighbourhood of Maków Podhalański. That is where the name of this embroidery pattern originates from. The Maków embroidery patterns appear to be the most elegant patterns characterized by classical beauty, simplicity and extraordinary subtlety. It is traditionally made with white thread (embroidery floss) on white linen, Therefore it is classified as white embroidery. However, some compositions have different linen or thread colour for the sake of variety.
Mrs Anna is a recognized embroiderer. She has occupied herself with needlework for over 40 years. She is a member of the Folk Artists Association in Lublin. She participates in numerous folk art fairs and exhibitions nationwide. She presented her works also in Vienna, as well as Slovakia and Czech Republic. She learnt the art of embroidery from her mother. In 1979 they embroidered a tablecloth for the Pope John Paul II. Mrs Anna’s works are highly appreciated in Poland and abroad. They can be found in Australia, the USA and France.
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