Embroidery as a kind of decoration

Embroidery is one of the most popular types of decoration textile products. Originating in the distant past, the art of embroidery for many centuries used for decorating clothes and shelter. Greek women and Roman women used various ribbons to decorate clothing and hairstyles, decorate their tapestries. The widespread use of ribbons for garment decoration and interior is observed in the XIV century during this period, the ribbon weaving was famous for the Lyons weavers. In the XV-XVI centuries in Europe well developed textile manufacturing silk ribbons. In the seventeenth century European costume in the Baroque style was distinguished by the splendor and adornment of the embroidery. XVIII century fashion dictated the use of decorative elements in clothes. Dress adorned with ribbon ruffles, bows, and flowers. Fashion tape lasted until the mid-nineteenth century. In Russia about the use of decorative ribbons for numerous Museum exhibits, fine art, literary works and songs. In the ancient melody of the bride there is a line: "do not give me a scarlet ribbon to convey." Orlovsky bride costume headdress resembles the crest of an exotic bird and it is made of silk ribbons, and consists of embroidered in gold thread top fan from red, blue, pink and green stripes with Turkey feathers on top. Besides the back it is decorated with wreath of artificial flowers, and down wills back ribbons. Colored tape on the poneva and a headdress evolved from the wind when you walk, creating around the woman fantastic colorful halo. In the Tver region wedding shirts were usually decorated with embroidery, placed between the red ribbons on shoulders sleeves and hem. In the southern Russian women's folk costumes on festive ribbons shirts embroidered not only sleeves, but also the gate and at the hem, too, was a strip of red silk ribbons. Belts and decorated aprons. The costume of the don Cossacks in XVII –XVIII centuries was made from imported cotton, linen and silk fabrics with embroidery are not only silver, Golden threads, but also silk ribbons.

Over the shirt was worn embroidered with pearls and ribbons Kubelik (long wing dress). Even coats are luxuriously embroidered. Shoes Chiriqui sometimes trimmed with ribbon patterns. Cossack suit demanded vivid decorative add-ons, applying silk ribbon. At the bottom of the skirts had scribbled a few shiny woven stripes. Jackets "matinee" or slim cerasi was decorated with a ribbon pattern and silk piping. Complementing the silk handkerchief could have a ribbon ruffle.

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