manufacture is the unique production of wool and silk shawls with printed patterns. First silk shawls were produced in Pavlovsky Posad long time ago, silk of best quality is still brought from China. Different kinds of silk is used for Russian shawls
Russian silk shawls
- Crepe de Chine - light and luxurious silk of great durability and excellent wrinkle resistance.
- Georgette silk - fine, lightweight, silk georgette drapes fluidly and is durable.
- Atlas silk - shining type of silk where colour play a tricky game: grey becomes silver and yellow turns in gold.
- Jacquard silk features intricate patterns woven throughout the fabric.
keep Pavlovo Posad traditions. Main pattern element is a rose, minor flowers in the centre, closer to the edges flowers become bigger and wind by oriental ornaments, also known as "Turkish cucumbers", as the shawl tradition came to Russia from East. The painter can make flowers tremble, palpitate from wind breath or freeze with the first snow.Russian silk shawls from Pavlov Posad
are a piece of art that can be easily demonstrated on your neck, head or shoulders.