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"Russian folk art"  Alongside the Russian gift for story telling is a talent for illustration, often used to decorate handicrafts such as boxes, eggs and trays.  The firebird which appears in two of the images above is an important motif in Russian art and features in many fairy tales.  It is symbolic of light and it is said that when one feather from the tail of the firebird falls to the ground, a new artistic tradition is born, hence why it is such a popular motif amongst artists.

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Papierowy świat: Wycinanki, na dobry początek: ludowe

Polish, folk, colorful folk paper cut-outs.Papierowy świat: Wycinanki, na dobry…

Polish Folk Art Napkins (package of 20) - 'Wycinanki Night And Day"

Polish Folk Art Luncheon Napkins (package of - 'Wycinanki Night And Day". Three ply napkins with water based paints used in the printing process. When opened you display alternating black and white squares.

I like how this has polish people on it instead of nature like the other ones I've seen. It's a fresh take on the concept

I like how this has polish people on it instead of nature like the other ones…

Khokhloma Hohloma Russian Folk Art

Khokhloma Hohloma Russian Folk Art Poster

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