"Guess what is represented here"; What do the figures on the given carpet look like? What are your associations? Double-faced wool and cotton rug is woven in a vertical loom. Use - for weddings, wall decoration, bedding on old furniture (chest, sofa,); laid under the feet of the young people during the wedding ceremony. The pattern represents the ears of corn, a symbol of the bread, of the harvest. It signifies fertility, death, and rebirth. The process of sowing, growing, and harvesting resembles the cycle of birth, life, and death. In the traditional mentality, corn indicates the fertility of the earth and abundance. The pattern is reproduced from a rug dating from the end of the 19th century. Work made in the Complex of Folk Crafts "Rustic Art".