Ukrainian towels are a talisman of the people of UkraineHISTROV
The native house in which you were born and grew up is something that accompanies you throughout your life. The best memories of childhood and relatives, the hope for a happy fate certainly connect us with our small homeland, awaken bright and joyful associations. The homeland begins at the threshold of one’s home – and this is a fair truth that does not need proof.
He is a talisman of loyalty and love. Towels accompany you in joy and sorrow, they are next to you from the first day after birth to the last hour in this world. Embroidered towels were passed down from family to family, from mother to daughter and son. Their presence in the house indicated the girl’s industriousness. Near the threshold of every home, there was always an elegant and beautiful handkerchief – a catcher – hanging on a peg. It was needed in order to serve the guest who was invited to the table at the right moment. Separate towels were designated for bread and dishes, where the dough was made, which were not used anywhere else. She had her livelihood in livestock – the landlady always went to milk the cow with a clean towel. Suitors who came to the girl were tied with towels as a sign of respect and consent. At the same time, it was the bride-to-be who had to purchase them, thereby demonstrating her skill and diligence. Parents gave towels to their son, who was going to serve in the army. The most famous tradition that has survived to this day is the meeting of dear guests with bread and salt on an embroidered towel.
This attribute was widely used in agricultural ceremonies. When the harvest was completed in the fields, the peasants brought out freshly baked bread on a towel, meeting the farmers. farmers It meant respect for hard work and gave hope for good harvests for the next year.
Towels were also present at the time of farewell to the dead. A coffin was lowered into the grave for them, after which they were buried in the ground.
The minimalist cut gives freedom of movement, dynamics. Silhouettes have clear geometric lines. Hand embroidery is the main code of the HISTROV brand. It is able to decorate both silk and woolen fabrics.