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Gold Embroidery

Gold embroidery originated in Asia and has been used for many centuries and it is widespread in many countries. In Malta, there is a tradition that gold embroidery is used on religious artefacts and emblems of various societies prominent in different communities across the two islands. Today, there are a few highly skilled individuals spread throughout the Maltese Islands who still know, practice and (on a very small scale) teach this craft.

Date of Inscription: 28 June 2018

Reference: 02/2018

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