Portuguese Embroidery

Viana do Castelo's embroidery

Viana do Castelo's embroidery is the traditional embroidery of the Alto-Minho region and is characterized by 3 colors in its elements, blue, red and white. These embroidery are filled with flowers, hearts and other motifs that reflect the culture of the region. In addition, it has geographical indication registration due to its regional and national cultural importance.

Guimarães Embroidery

Guimarães Embroidery is a traditional embroidery from Guimarães that has its own distinctive features that distinguish it from other embroidery. This Embroidery possibly arose in the region with the popularization of the cotton thread in the second half of the nineteenth century and corresponds to the implementation of the textile industry in Guimarães.


Referências:

https://trajesdeportugal.blogspot.com/2007/11/o-bordado-de-viana-do-castelo.

htmlwww.tradicaoportuguesa.pt/bordados-tradicionais-portugueses

Ana Pires, Caderno de Especificações do Bordado de Viana do Castelo, Câmara Municipal de Viana do Castelo, 2006

Isabel Fernandes, Bordado de Guimarães - renovar a tradição, Campo das Letras EditoresImagens de:

www.tradicaoportuguesa.pt/bordados-tradicionais-portugueses

Ana Pires, Caderno de Especificações do Bordado de Viana do Castelo, Câmara Municipal de Viana do Castelo, 2006