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Flowers of Hungary – Hungarian folkembroideries

It was in the beginning of the eighteenth century that the present style of Hungarian folk art took shape, incorporating both European Renaissance and Baroque elements, depending on the area, as well as Persian Sassanide, and Turkish influences. This, in tandem with the long held decorative styles of native peasant motifs that have always been a mainstay of peasant culture throughout Central and Eastern Europe, has made Hungarian embroidery what it is today.

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