Torzhok Gold Embroidery, one of the kinds of Russian embroidery, is the folk art and craft, which appeared in Torzhok in the 13th century and was widely developed in the 18th century. The most ancient gold embroidery found in the city’s area was created over a thousand years back. These were gold-embroidered pieces leather that performed the function of local money.  Torzhok gold embroidery has the typical floral ornament with a motif of a rose branch; the basic pattern was decorated with…

Torzhok Gold Embroidery, one of the kinds of Russian embroidery, is the folk art and craft, which appeared in Torzhok in the 13th century and was widely developed in the 18th century. The most ancient gold embroidery found in the city’s area was created over a thousand years back. These were gold-embroidered pieces leather that performed the function of local money. Torzhok gold embroidery has the typical floral ornament with a motif of a rose branch; the basic pattern was decorated with…

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Russian facial stitching has come to us from the Byzantine Empire in the time of the adoption of Christianity. history of its origin goes back vekov.Drevnyaya Russia, has long been associated with the Byzantine diplomatic and trade agreements, was one of the places in the course of history came from the Byzantine monuments of its art.

Russian facial stitching has come to us from the Byzantine Empire in the time of the adoption of Christianity. history of its origin goes back vekov.Drevnyaya Russia, has long been associated with the Byzantine diplomatic and trade agreements, was one of the places in the course of history came from the Byzantine monuments of its art.

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Traditional Russian Pearl-embroidery beading. Bel, then pearls, then gold cord.
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Russian Apron, 1830-1870. Depictions of the goddess are common in Russian embroidery, traditionally associated with fertility. Birds are associated with goddess worship for their proximity to divine beings through their home in the sky. This language of visual motifs originated in Pagan times and continued to be used in embroidery after the Christianization of Russia.

Russian Apron, 1830-1870. Depictions of the goddess are common in Russian embroidery, traditionally associated with fertility. Birds are associated with goddess worship for their proximity to divine beings through their home in the sky. This language of visual motifs originated in Pagan times and continued to be used in embroidery after the Christianization of Russia.

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