Lovely embroidered box by Isilda Parente typical from Viana do Castelo, beautifully embroidered with vivace colours
Pois likes: this embroidered box by Isilda Parente is typical from Viana do Castelo and is beautifully embroidered with vivace colours. Since 1985 Isilda Parente has been revitalizing the art of embroidery, a tradition in Viana do Castelo. Some of her embroideries have been used on costume creations by the famous Portuguese fashion designer Nuno Gama. Each one of her pieces is handmade by several “grannies” from Isilda’s neighbourhood. Isilda Parente is the biggest embroidery brand in Viana and received the National Award for Craftsmanship.
Pois’s client: “I used this beautiful box to put my rings and and ordered one for my daughter to put her hair bars!”.
Hand embroidered box from Viana do Castelo (North of Portugal)
Each piece is handmade and unique
Size ovale: 10x8x4cm
Size heart: 10×9,5x4cm
Brand: Isilda Parente