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Russian Folk Motifs (Dover Pictorial Archives)

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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 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.

Synopsis:

This treasury of 226 designs, all meticulously rendered from authentic Russian art and artifacts — motifs from Moldovian carpets, Ukrainian Easter eggs, stove tiles, more. Depictions of Matryoshka dolls, ceramic toys, woodcuts of folkloric characters.

Synopsis:

This treasury of 226 designs for royalty-free use, all meticulously rendered from authentic Russian art and artifacts, include motifs from Moldovian carpets, Ukrainian Easter eggs, stove tiles, gingerbread molds, architectural carvings, ancient metalwork, and much more. Depictions of Matryoshka dolls, ceramic toys, and woodcuts of characters from folklore appear as well.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486402758
Author:
Linenthal, Peter
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Location:
Mineola, N.Y.
Subject:
Folk Art
Subject:
Design - Decorative
Subject:
Soviet Union
Subject:
Clip Art
Subject:
Decoration and ornament
Subject:
Decoration and ornament - Russia
Subject:
Folk art - Russia - Themes, motives
Subject:
Russsian clip art
Subject:
Russian designs
Subject:
Dover
Subject:
General-General
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Dover pictorial archive series
Series Volume:
8
Publication Date:
19980631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
48
Dimensions:
11 x 8.25 in 0.4 lb

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This treasury of 226 designs, all meticulously rendered from authentic Russian art and artifacts — motifs from Moldovian carpets, Ukrainian Easter eggs, stove tiles, more. Depictions of Matryoshka dolls, ceramic toys, woodcuts of folkloric characters.
"Synopsis" by ,
This treasury of 226 designs for royalty-free use, all meticulously rendered from authentic Russian art and artifacts, include motifs from Moldovian carpets, Ukrainian Easter eggs, stove tiles, gingerbread molds, architectural carvings, ancient metalwork, and much more. Depictions of Matryoshka dolls, ceramic toys, and woodcuts of characters from folklore appear as well.
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