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Exhibition "Russian North" in the Heart of Moscow
14.12.2018 18:08

Traditional arts and crafts, clothing, books and icons of the Russian North are exhibited in the State History Museum.

      In the north of the European part of Russia, including the lands of the modern Vologda, Arkhangelsk, and Murmansk Regions, the republics of Karelia and Komi, Russian folk arts and crafts have developed over the centuries.

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      Wooden dishes, furniture, home decorations were painted with images of horses and birds, lions and griffins, mermaids and various genre compositions in bright fabulous colors. 

      They are presented at the exhibition "Russian North", along with birch bark handicraft items and distaffs with painted genre scenes. Carved icons from northern Russian monasteries are displayed here too.

      Only in the Russian North, has the national Russian costume of the pre-Peter the Great era been preserved. Traditional Russian clothes make an integral part of the exhibition.

      Where: State History Museum at the address 2/3, Revolution Square, next to metro stations Okhotny Ryad, Ploshchad’ Revolyutsii, and Teatralnaya, Moscow.

      When: from December 5, 2018, to May 20, 2019.


Author: Vera Ivanova

Tags: Exhibitions in Moscow Arts and Crafts History Museum Arkhangelsk Komi Republic 

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