Karjala Karelian Folk Art; Modern Karelian art – photo album (1977)
itle: Karjala Karelian Folk Art; Modern Karelian art – photo album (1977)
Publisher: USSR, Petrozavodsk, “Karelia” publisher, 1977
Hardcover, 127 pages, color and b/w photos
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Karelia – a true treasure trove of past folk culture. There remained outstanding works of folklore, perfect in form and decoration of ancient religious buildings and monuments of civil architecture. An equal part of the artistic heritage are ornamented objects of peasant life. The most common types of folk art home Karels were embroidered, patterned weaving, knitting, carving and painting on wood, bark and metal processing. This edition is devoted to the variety of handicrafts ornamented. The album shows the photo illustrations (b/w and color), representing Karelian ornaments.