Crossing the Threshold: Traditional Folk Art from the Russian Home
A new exhibit of authentic folk art and contemporary replicas by renowned Russian artisans. The artifacts decode the beliefs and culture of Russian peasants through crafts such as woodcarving, embroidery, basketry, metalwork, pottery, toy making and tailoring. Russian peasants not only derived emotional and spiritual inspiration from religious icons that occupied esteemed locations in homes and churches, but they also gained a sense of security from other more common objects in their dwellings. Besides… Show more
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Clinton, MA 01510