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Archaic arrangement for sewing

Id: 518
Category: Distaffs / Looms/ Skalno
Materials: wood, carving
Dimensions: 50 x 9 x 36 cm
Area: Vologda province
Period: c. 19

Description:

    made from the hole piece of wood Shveika with carved top. The ornaments goes to the archaic Russia symbols of good desire and protection from devil spirits. Russian northern Shveika is unique ethnographic and art material in which synthesis of different kinds of arts was showed. For us today Shveika is a prototype of the sewing machine. In olden time the seamstress sat down on the horizontal part, fastened with vertical to which sewing was attached. Hardly pulling from top to bottom the joined edgesof a fabric, the skilled worker from top to down rhythmical movement fastened edges of a fabric linen thread a bilateral seam.

Price: 3600 RUR





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