he Beginning of Ebroidery in Terceira Island

Since inhabiting the island(XV Century), has the Terceiran woman started to idealize embroidery openly and fully (stitches more used during that time) for the clothes of the Portuguese maidens, furthermore, already in the XIX Century, the exporting of embroidery to the USA, Canada, Brazil, England, and Germany was started in an industrialized and regular fashion.

At this time, Terceiran embroidery became noted by it's recelieu and full stitch. In 1998 it was atributed a certificate of artisan and orginal quality (by Portuguese law number 89/98 if December 3rd).

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