The Catalogue "Russian Wedding"
|Size||24 x 22,5 cm|
The book is devoted to the world of objects and images that accompanied the Russian wedding during the XVII-early XX century. More than 200 samples of rich and sacred clothing, hats, household utensils show how this main event was carried out — «from first to last word». The images of this bright rite are complemented by beautiful portraits, well-known and rare genre paintings, lubok. For the first time this publication presents a unique manuscript — «Description of the marriage» of Tsar Mikhail Feodorovich with Evdokiya Lukyanovna Streshneva. The book is addressed to all those who are interested in Russian folk culture and decorative and applied arts.
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