Small valentine handkerchief - our friendship

Small valentine handkerchief - our friendship

Product Code:Lenc.namor_13
Availability:In Stock
  • 45.50€

Small valentine handkerchief embroidered by hand with coloured cotton threads. Dedicated to friendship.

The Fiancés Art is a essencial part of the popular art and tradition from Minho - Portugal.

This traditional embroidered can be framed. A nice item to exibit as wall decor or just a nice gift to offer to a love one!

«Our friendship / only end / if this dove / will fly away »

19 x 19 cm

Artisan Embroidered by Cristina Lopes, Vila Verde.
Composition 100% Linen. Embroidery: 100% perle cotton threads
Size and dimensions 19 cm x 19 cm
Care advice Hand wash or machine wash up to 40º, do not use bleach, iron at high temperature. Dry in the shade.
Other information The Fiancés Art is a essencial part of the popular art and tradition. Fiancés Kerchiefs "Lenços de Namorados" are introduced as the most genuine poetic and artistic form used by the young girls of Minho to express their feelings when they were about to reach the age of the marriage, and aspired to win their fiancés hearts. They were for most part square shaped linen or cotton made and embroidered according to the taste of each embroideress, as a part of the female attire they had other purpose: the proof of the embroideresses devotion towards the men they were in love.

Tags: Portuguese Fiance Kerchiefs