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Iosifovna Efremova


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Member of the Union of artists of the USSR.

People's artist of the Chuvash Republic, honored artist of the Chuvash Republic and the Russian Federation.

She was born 26 Nov 1914 in S. Egorkino October district of Tatarstan.

The embroidery artist. He graduated from the embroidery Department of Industrial art College. M. I. Kalinina, Department of ceramics at the Moscow Institute of applied and decorative arts. He worked in the system of Chuvashpotrebsojuza and the Ministry of local industry of the Chuvash ASSR, the chief artist of angelevski factory “Groin тĕрĕ“. All their knowledge, skills, talent given to the development of national culture, preservation of national crafts. Her name is associated with the collection, study, and development of the national embroidery of the Chuvash ornament. Her work has been presented in many Republican, all-Russian, International exhibitions of applied art and win awards.

Awarded the order “badge of Honor”, Labor red banner, medals “For valiant labor in the great Patriotic war 1941-1945”, “For valiant labor. In commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the birth of V. I. Lenin” bronze medals of the Exhibition of achievements of national economy of the USSR. For the big merits in the field of the Chuvash applied arts, her name was written in the Honorary Book of Labor Glory and heroism of the Chuvash ASSR.

Major works: tablecloth “Harvest“ ceramic tableware “Chuvash kvasnik“, decorative tablecloths, towels, curtains, costumes for choir and dance group of Chuvash song and dance ensemble, gifts, tea sets, etc.

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