Masha wrote:JackFavell wrote:They are so pretty and romantic to me.
Shawls are necessary due to the cold. That does not mean they must be plain.
One aspect which I have found strange is that most Americans appear to have the view that dress in Soviet era was drab. My father's mother was a farmwife and I believe that every piece of clothing which she owned was embroidered no matter how utilitarian it might be.
Interesting - I did not know that Masha that every piece of clothing was embroidered ... thanks for sharing that!