Russian Folk Motifs

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Artists, designers, and craftworkers will welcome this inexpensive archive of traditional Russian folk motifs — all royalty-free. Over 220 designs, meticulously rendered from authentic art and artifacts, date from the third to the 20th centuries. Included are Matryoshka dolls; carpet motif from Moldova; stove tile motifs from Moscow and the Ukraine; clay toys from Archangel, Kirov, and Tula; metalwork motifs from the Caucasus; architectural motifs from Georgia; ceramic figurines...

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Overview

Artists, designers, and craftworkers will welcome this inexpensive archive of traditional Russian folk motifs — all royalty-free. Over 220 designs, meticulously rendered from authentic art and artifacts, date from the third to the 20th centuries. Included are Matryoshka dolls; carpet motif from Moldova; stove tile motifs from Moscow and the Ukraine; clay toys from Archangel, Kirov, and Tula; metalwork motifs from the Caucasus; architectural motifs from Georgia; ceramic figurines from Gzhel; Ukrainian Easter eggs, and many more.
Ideal for bringing the authentic flavor of Russian folk art to a host of direct graphic art applications, this modesty priced treasury will also serve as a rich source of inspiration for textile design, home, and furniture decoration, and a wide range of other art and craft projects.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780486402758
  • Publisher: Dover Publications
  • Publication date: 6/15/1998
  • Series: Dover Pictorial Archive Series
  • Pages: 48
  • Sales rank: 819,240
  • Product dimensions: 8.29 (w) x 10.97 (h) x 0.14 (d)

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