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EMBROIDERED TRIMMINGS

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Trimming. Fragment. The end of 18th – Beginning of 19th century. Vologda Province. Veliky Ustyug. Flax, embroidery, lace. 56х187
26 july 2012—24 september 2012
For the first time this exhibition will present handmade articles from the collection of the Russian Museum in their entirety that have a special place in rich and various art of folk embroidery. Trimmings that are decorated with embroidered, woven and lace patterns edges of sheets were used as an adornment of a wedding bed and became a part of fiancée’s dowry.

The most part of white trimmings that had been mentioned for the first time in 1701, was executed at the end of the 18th – beginning of the 19th century mainly in the provinces of the Russian North. The unique white stitched trimmings – the smart widths (up to 2 meter in length) where figurative compositions are framed with splendid woven lace – are marked with the special artistic peculiarity among the presented articles.

Trimming. The end of 18th – Beginning of 19th century. Vologda Province. Flax, embroidery, lace. 51х182 Trimming. The end of 18th century. Flax, embroidery, lace. 52х167 Trimming. Fragment. The end of 18th century. Flax, embroidery, lace. 51х189 Trimming. The first quarter of 19th century. Novgorod Province. Belozersky District. Flax, embroidery.32.5х185 Trimming. Fragment. The end of 18th – Beginning of 19th century. Novgorod Province. Belozersky District. Flax, embroidery. 53х182 Trimming. Fragment. The end of 18th – Beginning of 19th century. Pskov Province. Pechersky District. Flax, embroidery. 43х196 Trimming. The first third of 19th century. Flax, embroidery.35.5х141

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