Valentine handkerchief - letter
Valentine handkerchief embroidered by hand with coloured cotton threads. Scarf finished with hand crochet in red.
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!
«Go flying, my happy letter / in a bird's beak / when you see my love one / give him a hug and a kiss»
40 x 40 cm (size with the lace)
|Composition||100% Linen. Embroidery: 100% perle cotton threads|
|Size and dimensions||40 cm x 40 cm, with the lace.|
|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.|