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Exhibition December 20, 2018 − March 11, 2019

Scarves and shawls in Russia in the 18th – 21st centuries

State Russian Museum presents the exhibition “Shawls and shawls in Russia of the 18th – 21st centuries”.

A large-scale project is intended to show the stages of development of the Russian textile industry, artistic traditions in the design of shawls and shawls from the 18th to the beginning of the 21st century.

Visitors to the exhibition will see more than 600 works of various types of textile art, painting, graphics, decorative and applied and old Russian art, more than 30 sets of costumes, including shawls, shawls, scarves and stoles.

All exhibits are located in seven rooms. The first hall gives a general idea of the variety of scarves, kerchiefs and bedspreads in folk costume. In the second hall there are brocade scarves - one of the most expensive in folk costume. In the third hall presents gold embroidery scarves. "Kolokoltsovskie" shawls, created by the hands of serfs in landowner manufactories, are represented in the fourth hall. Printed scarves are displayed in the fifth hall. The sixth hall is devoted to weightless downy Orenburg shawls and lace. And the final, seventh, hall is dedicated to bright Pavlovo Posad shawls.

According to the official siteThe State Russian Museum and site