From the earliest times, embroidery was used for decoration of human clothes and household articles, such as tablecloths, towels, curtains, napkins. For the peoples of Russia, embroidery was one of the most essential forms of artistry. The best embroidery artworks feature clarity, emotional frankness of expression, and high culture of lines, rhythm and color.
The postal stamps provide images of:
— Mari embroidery (XIX century).
— Tatarian embroidery (XX century).
— Chuvash embroidery (XX century).
— Karelian embroidery (XX century).
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