Hungarian needlework, Matyo, Kalocsa embroidery.
Online store of original art crafts from Hungary.

A few words about us

The Hungarian embroidery crafts (clothing, doilies, runners, tablecloths, pillowcases, laces and many more) have their old traditions and continue to develop in the present days.
FolkArtHungary's store offers you a wide variety of these folk handicrafts.

 

Different regions of Hungary have different tradition of creating this art. On our site we represent mainly Matyo and Kalocsa art.

The town of Mezökövesd is on the edge of the Hungarian Great Plains. The center of Matyo country, it is famous for its embroidery. The Matyo-style, characterized by a profusion of patterns and colors, flourished at the end of the 19th century.

Another favorite embroidery center is Kalocsa in the Great Plain region. Originally the old Kalocsa embroidery was white, with open-work. The colored Kalocsa embroidery of today first appeared after the turn of the century.

Important! The below notes apply to ALL our products:

- All products of FolkArtHungary.com are hand-made (embroidery, crocheting, fringes etc.), and they were made by Hungarian craftsmen, mainly in Mezökövesd and Kalocsa.

- The base fabric of nearly all embroideries is a mix of polyester and cotton, so it's easy to handle.
We recommend that you separately hand-wash these embroideries (no washing machine if possible) with chlorine-free detergent in lukewarm water. You can also use starch to give strength to the materials. No other special handling is required.

- All products are NEW, none of them is used in any way.

 

Refund policy

At Folk-Art-Hungary we are committed to customer satisfaction.
If you are not absolutely delighted with your purchase it may be returned for a full refund within 30 days after you have received your order.
You can also exchange it for another product of your choice within the same value.

Please contact us either by using our contact page or use this email link prior to any return for an authorization. Please enclose a letter with your reason for the return.

The product must be returned in original unused condition.

Goods are provided by Folk-Art-Hungary.com (1111 Budapest, Krusper 6, Hungary)

Sold by our authorized retailer 2CheckOut.com Inc. USA

      

All our products can be purchased online on our site. The purchase process is secured by our authorized retailer company, 2CheckOut.com USA.


All orders will be shipped to you from Budapest, Hungary. (Read more about the payment and shipping here)

Me and my wife (the founders of this site and shop) were born in Mezökövesd, in the "capital of Matyoland". We live now in Budapest, Hungary, but still maintaining our relationship with our motherland.

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