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Pavlovo Posad shawl

Pavlovo Posad shawls are manufactured in a very complex, sequential process. Artists paint whole art masterpieces in the amalgamation of bright, vicarious shapes, colors and shades, ranging from splendid, beautiful bouquets of flowers and garlands, to wonderful landscape scenes and animals, to traditional Oriental and Persian designs. Our company offers a diverse range of Russian Shawls for sale, every one of them handmade of natural wool. There are no synthetic compounds used in the making of these shawls and scarves. Moreover, another great aspect of a Pavlovo Posad shawl is that it can be worn in any kind of weather. Whether it’s a cold frosty morning in December or a chilly midsummer evening in July, our shawls and scarves offer enough tender warmth and comfort that's just right for any weather!

The fashion to wear figured woolen shawls came to Russia in the beginning of the 19th century. Shawls served as a smart supplement to a female costume, as decoration to secular and church interiors, they were used as fabrics for sewing clothes from and even as vestments for priests. By the middle of the 19th century, expensive woven shawls have been gradually ousted by shawls with printed patterns. Begin light, warm and smart, they attracted attention not only by the beauty of designs, but also by comparatively low prices.

Now, the Pavlovsky Posad Kerchief Manufacture produces about 200 types of shawls, kerchiefs, made of natural fibers: mainly from fine high quality wool shawl, as from cotton. In 2000, there were produced first batches of silk kerchiefs decorated with printed designs.

Tracing the evolution of Pavlovsky kerchief, it is important to stress that, today, like it was before, this art is closely bound with artistic processes going on in the Russian culture, it constantly experiences some influence of the world fasion, takes into consideration modern tendencies in the development of the textiles, but at this, it follows the traditions and preserves expressly displayed national originality.

Pavlovsky Posad Kerchief has long ago become not just an article of clothing, but also a certain symbol of the Russian women, a decorative work of art expressing the Russian people's taste. Pavlovsky Posad Shawl is an outstanding phenomenon of the Russian culture. It reflects people's understanding of beauty, it embodies national taste of the Russian people, of Russian women. For many scores of years, people have liked them and they have been in demand in Russia and USA, they are also well known in other countries.