About Pavlovo-Posad Woolen Shawls. Pavlovo Posad is an ancient Russian town about 60 kilometers from Moscow. It is well known as the home of hereditary textile workers. The Pavlovo Posad factory for production of woolen shawls was founded in 1795 by Ivan Labsin. His business was continued by his sons and grandsons. Thus in the middle on 19-th century the first fast-printed shawls were produced on result of business activity of Jakov Labsin – a great-grandson of Ivan Labsin.