December 2017


«Architecton: proceedings of higher education» № 51 September 2015

Arts and crafts

Shirokovskikh Margarita S.

PhD (Art Studies), Senior Lecturer, Department of Textile Art.
A. Stieglitz Saint Petersburg State Art and Industry Academy.
Saint Petersburg, Russia, e-mail: ivarita@bk.ru


The article aims to reveal the specifics of working with folk ornament in textile design. Analyzing the decorative fabrics created at Soviet factories in the second half of the 20th century and students’ sketches, the author shows the diversity of designer interpretations of folk ornament. The use of folk elements in textile design is shown to significantly expand the artistic toolkit of both young and experienced designers.

Key words: textile design, fabric design, folk art, cotton-mills, ornament


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Russian text of this article

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