Arraiolos Carpets, in Arraiolos

To highlight the Arraiolos carpets, with centuries of history, hand embroidery by generations of embroiderer, are part of the best known of Portugal crafts and is being prepared to stand for Heritage of Mankind.


The Arraiolos carpets are wool carpets embroidered with the stitch with the same name, on a jute fabric, cotton or linen, characteristic of the Alentejo town of Arraiolos in Portugal. The Arraiolos embroidery has the advantage of giving the facts tapestry convenient strength and consistency and allows faithful reproduction of all geometric designs and the most artistic designs.

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