Educational film about how flax was grown and processed in Russia for a long time. Novgorod region. Museum of Wooden Architecture a few kilometers from Veliky Novgorod. View of wooden architectural monuments of the XVI, XVIII, X-IX centuries. The girl [Oksana Kozlova] enters the flax hut museum: looks at the exhibits, talks to a woman who is a caretaker. Dancing girls in sundresses from the choreographic ensemble "Guselki". People in Russian folk costumes of the 19th century participate in the performance: men sow flax, women crumple, flap, scratch. [Novgorod region]. Mechanized harvesting of flax. Flowers; spikelets; flax piles. A loom in a factory. A type of linen fabrics.