Otkuda went tradition to hang on kovor ctenu

• Otkuda went tradition to hang on kovor ctenu

How much banter already about rugs on the walls, much ridicule and abuse ...

So I decided to go on the other hand, and asked myself the question - Where the Soviet Union went a tradition to hang the carpet on the wall?

Otkuda went tradition to hang on kovor ctenu

Some of chatty Russian satirists once threw insulting phrase, say, all over the world put carpets on the floor, to be comfortable to walk around the house, and only Russian hang them on the wall to show the guests instead of pictures. In fact, it is certainly not the case and abroad love to hang wall carpets, and we respect the walk barefoot on a warm rug, or simply lie on it to get bogged down in the soft woolen "grass", relax and forget ...

Otkuda went tradition to hang on kovor ctenu

The tradition of hanging rugs in the USSR on the wall came to us from Czarist Russia. About Europe I do not know ... But perhaps such a fashion was once theirs, so that they have nothing to be surprised here ...

Carpets nobles and landlords hung on the wall to pay tribute to the Turkish fashion. Hangs a carpet, it crossed two Janissary swords, guns or gun.

Look at paintings by Russian artists, genre scenes, describing the life of the landowners. Carpets on the walls - a frequent phenomenon. Also read Pushkin, Lermontov. Describing the life of officers, nobles, there often can be found a description of the room, where a Persian rug hanging. Especially those officers that have visited the Caucasus. Then it's bewilderment at anybody did not cause .... Turkish rug and now is a true work of art. Hang on the wall the luxury - and why not? We hang on the wall painting all sorts of beads, embroidery, pictures ... I do not know why it should be called bad taste.

Otkuda went tradition to hang on kovor ctenu

When the Soviet Union a number of signs of "luxurious" life took over and the masses. In the villages, there was no carpet, but these were different types of mats with the image of deer, queens of the mountains ...

When people become richer, they began to buy these carpets.

Hanging such carpets (Soviet-made) and in our apartment. I used to consider them very beautiful (floral ornament under the East), and now look at them (which we had been brought to the country), and I think a shame ...

As for Europe, too, offer good to remember and understand. There were carpets and they have. Even in the royal chambers, can be. For example, you can read the book "Young years of King Henry IV." There are many descriptions of the royal apartments.

Or a series of "The Accursed Kings" by Maurice Druon. Here, too, everything is very well described. It was then, perhaps, it will be clear where the fashion has gone .... Movies Knights of the East gave the food to improve their homes in cold Europe. The walls of some were naked, and they ... On the walls were always draperies, and carpet here and to close.

Otkuda went tradition to hang on kovor ctenu

Well what can I say. Let this custom, and is now considered ridiculous and tasteless (and in fact had even taste how good it was to hang a quality expensive carpet), but I still like to sleep with his back to the thick soft pile, rather than the cold smooth wall. Therefore, in the country, in the bedroom I have a hanging carpet, old, even before the war, I inherited from my grandmother. She was born in 1903, but unfortunately I did not find out. from where she appeared the carpet. I throw it I'm not going ...

Otkuda went tradition to hang on kovor ctenu