Mother Earth - a powerful defense of the family and home. This pattern certainly embroidered on rushnyk when sent to a husband or a son in the war. - Charm: what patterns are considered to be the most powerful -
Slovak Folk Embroidery or Slovenská ľudová výšivka Traditional Slovak folk embroidery is a part of Slavic heritage and culture and now I would like to show you few examples, also you can read on the Slovak embroidery.
Novgorod region - This is The Sun Shallop. It is pulled by a pair of swans (their heads are shown as ends of a shallop). The Sun Maiden drives a vehicle. A checkered pattern covering the whole image means that characters.