The most beautiful hand embroidery in the world.

In 1850, an English woman called Miss Phelps introduced this delicate work to Victorian England, thereby introducing a concept of great cultural and artistic importance. And so from the hands hard working country folk, via British high society embroidery from Madeira become known throughout the world. Embroidery work from Madeira is unmistakable. Despite the influence of English, Renaissance, Venetian and Richelieu embroideries remains unique.

Text from the certify stamp of the Instituto do Vinho do Bordado e Artesanato da Madeira (IVBAM).
 
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