Carpets And Tradition

In many cities of Central America, the creation of carpets is a typical event of Easter. The carpets are sawdust decorations dyed created in the streets where they pass the processions of Easter. One says commonly that these temporary decorations have origin when the carpenters scattered sawdust in the streets to be able to smooth out the way for the penitentes that carry the heavy fleet of the processions. carpets Shortly after their construction, these carpets are pisoteadas by the people who are walking in the processions. The history of the carpets also can go back in the Bible, where it is described in the Gospel that, when Jesus arrived at Jerusalem the town, their mantles and branches of the trees in front of him demoted. Each church is in charge of the creation of a carpet of squares. The design of its carpet is determined before, and the drawings and the cuts are made before of cardboard.

They buy or they reunite the sawdust they dye and it. Early in the morning of the Good Friday, the feligreses meet in his squares and to begin the creation of the carpets. Of such form that the tradition has happened to be a little while of the design of these products that, being of old origin, decorate different atmospheres.