Iberian Peninsula

History of social development not found the exact place and time where and when the world's first appeared bedroom, but we all know that in ancient Sumer, the first in history, citizens have identified a whole separate room for sleeping. Highly hard to imagine that it was equipped with a suitable bedroom furniture and linens relevant, but it was certainly the first great leap to the comfortable bedrooms, which we know today. For the first time in the history of occurrence of linen for the bedroom is mentioned in ancient Rome in the early XV century. Simple matter with a beautiful pattern was delivered to the Iberian Peninsula from North Africa. Pictures of that time consisted generally of alluvial flowers and leaves. Residents of Rome (linens were able to afford only a well-off) ran the bed cloth, believing that this will force couple in love.

In the rest of Europe the habit of sleeping couch obscure cloth came much later, in the Renaissance, however, lay the bed is not cheap cloth could allow myself only extremely wealthy people. Later, during the 'baroque', came the fashion lace ornaments and embroidery to decorate clothes, which, by the way, since then 'went to the people. " In these times, of course, and lace, and embroidery, and the tissue was entirely white, so at this time any seamstress. Specialty was so named for the coloration of tissue, which dealt with women. During the Renaissance, hard worker sometimes produced works of art. Fashion observed until the middle of the XVIII century. But keep it still, were able to only wealthy citizens. Lingerie for the bedroom as long belonged to one of the symbols of the prestigious status.

But other segments of the population of European countries were able to sleep at a lingerie only just in the middle of the XIX century. While across Europe is widespread smooth embroidery. It is ordered in linen mainly in France and Germany, and required quite a lot of money. As for Russia, that during this period has already begun very rapidly to develop centers of local crafts, produce beautiful embroidery for skilled linen, towels, etc. For example, Vologda lace, works Yelets producers, as well as tissue from Novgorod and Torzhok. In terms of quality of production, they did not lag behind, and sometimes surpassed, the foreign operation, with cost an order of magnitude. Note, for example, blankets and other items of linen, which we very inexpensive and readily available to anyone, are highly valued in the world today. For a long time in our country believe that any girl is obliged to his wedding dowry in the first place to have bed linen. For this purpose were prepared special 'wedding' patterned sets. It is from this tradition and went to the wedding day to give the newlyweds linens. But handwork was still extremely expensive, so for the decoration of clothes more often used a special machine. So there was not only painting by hand, but the printing machine, the machine embroidery as well as for bedding. Of course, all this greatly reduced the cost of laundry. For making bed clothes soon began to use not only a linen cloth, and natural cotton, wool, and a multi-tissue. The use of silk to produce linen, in turn, was the work not be so new. These days, people acquires linens, guided only by their financial capabilities and personal taste. The modern world light industry produces linen in such a vast range of that to satisfy even the most demanding clients is not difficult!