Lace maker Galina Mamrovskaya.

Lace maker Galina Mamrovskaya, Lenin Komsomol Prize Winner.

Lace maker

Galina Mamrovskaya, Detail of the runner A Twig.

Galina Mamrovskaya, Detail of the bobbin-lace runner A Twig in linen and thick cotton threads. 1977 Reserve of the Snezhinka Association, Vologda.

Detail of the runner A Twig.

Tatyana Rukhova, Detail of towel.

Tatyana Rukhova, Detail of a bobbin-lace towel in linen am thick cotton threads, 1976, Reserve of the Snezhinka Association, Vologda.

Detail of  towel.

Yelena Berdega, Detail of a towel showing cockerels.

Yelena Berdega, Detail of a linen towel showing cockerels Reserve of the Snezhinka Association, Vologda.

Detail of a towel showing cockerels.

Angelina Rakcheeva, Presentation piece A Snowflake.

Angelina Rakcheeva, Bobbin-lace presentation piece A Snowflake in linen thread, 1977, Diam. 17, Reserve of the Snezhinka Association,Vologda.

Presentation piece A Snowflake.

Angelina Rakcheeva, Detail of the bobbin-lace panel A Merry Village

Angelina Rakcheeva, Detail of the bobbin-lace panel A Merry Village in cotton thread, 1975, Rosizopropaganda Republican Centre, Russian Federation Ministry of Culture.

Detail of the bobbin-lace panel A Merry Village

Lace maker A. Rakcheeva.

Lace maker Angelina Rakcheeva.

 Angelina Rakcheeva.

Varara Sibirtseva, Bobbin-lace curtain The Northern Rus.

Varara Sibirtseva, Bobbin-lace curtain The Northern Rus in linen and cotton threads, 1973, 300×250, Rosizopropaganda Republican Centre, Russian Federation Ministry of Culture.

The Northern Rus

Elsa Humala, Bobbin-lace presentation piece, A Butterfly.

Elsa Humala, Bobbin-lace presentation piece, A Butterfly in cotton thread, 1979, 10×15, Reserve of the Snezhinka Association, Vologda.

Elsa Humala

Elsa Humala, Bobbin-lace serviette A Snowflake

Elsa Humala, Bobbin-lace serviette A Snowflake in cotton thread, 1977, Diam. 17, Reserve of the Snezhinka Association, Vologda.

Bobbin-lace serviette A Snowflake

Vologda lace maker Elsa Humala.

Vologda lace maker Elsa Humala, Russian Federation Repin Prize Winner.

Elsa Humala,

Elisa Humala, Detail of the blouse Evening

Elisa Humala, Detail of the bobbin-lace blouse Evening, in cotton and alunite threads, 1980, Reserve of the Snezhinka Association, Vologda.

Detail of the blouse Evening

Galina Morozova, Round presentation pieces Matrioshkas.

Galina Morozova, Round presentation pieces Matrioshkas in cotton thread, 1966, Diam. 18, Reserve of the Snezhinka Association, Vologda.

Round presentation pieces Matrioshkas.

Elisa Humala, Detail of a kerchief.

Elisa Humala, Detail of a bobbin-lace kerchief in cotton thread, 1980, Reserve of the Snezhinka Association, Vologda.

Detail of a kerchief.

Vologda lace maker Victoria Yelfina, Honoured Artist of the Russian Federa­tion.

Vologda lace maker Victoria Yelfina, Honoured Artist of the Russian Federa­tion, Russian Federation Repin Prize Winner.

Honoured Artist of the Russian Federa­tion

Victoria Yelfina, Panel Autumn.

Victoria Yelfina, Bobbin-lace panel Autumn in linen and thick cotton threads, 1979, 36×26, Reserve of the Snezhinka Association, Vologda.

Panel Autumn.

Victoria Yelfina, Bobbin-lace panel Summer.

Victoria Yelfina, Bobbin-lace panel Summer in linen and thick cotton threads, 1979, 36×26,Reserve of the Snezhinka Association, Vologda.

panel Summer

Nadezhda Smirnova, Detail of a bobbin-lace serviette showing a zoomorphic design

Nadezhda Smirnova, Detail of a bobbin-lace serviette showing a zoomorphic design, in linen and unbleached cotton threads, 1971, Reserve of the Snezhinka Association, Vologda.

Detail of a bobbin-lace serviette showing a zoomorphic design

Victoria Yelfina, Panel Winter

Victoria Yelfina, Bobbin-lace panel Winter in linen and thick cotton threads, 1979, 36×26,Reserve of the Snezhinka Association, Vologda.

panel Winter

Eldest Vologda lace maker Nina Vasilyeva.

Eldest Vologda lace maker Nina Vasilyeva, Hero of Socialist Labour.

Eldest Vologda lace maker Nina Vasilyeva

Making bobbin lace.

Making bobbin lace.

bobbin lace

Varvara Sibirtseva, Detail of the curtain The Northern Rus.

Varvara Sibirtseva, Detail of the bobbin-lace curtain The Northern Rus, in cotton thread, 1973.

Detail of the curtain The Northern Rus

In the town of Semionov.

Street in the town of Semionov.

in the town of Semionov

Nina Ivanova, Dinner service.

Nina Ivanova, Lacquered dinner service of turned wood, with painted decoration. 1968, Reserve of the Khokhlomskaya Rospis Association, Semionov, Niziy Novgorod Region.

Dinner service.

Nina Salnikova, Honoured Artist of the Russian Federation.

Nina Salnikova, Honoured Artist of the Russian Federation, Russian Federation Repin Prize Winner.

Honoured Artist of the Russian Federation

Khokhloma painter Yekaterina Dospalova

Khokhloma painter Yekaterina Dospalova, Honoured Artist of the Russian Federation, Russian Federation Repin Prize Winner.

painter

Valentina Udalova, Set for stewed fruit Gooseberry.

Valentina Udalova, Lacquered set for stewed fruit Gooseberry of turned wood, with painted decoration, 1972, Reserve of the Khokhlomskoi Khudozhnik Factory, Siomino, Gorky Region.

Set for stewed.

Olga Veselova, Three sideboards.

Olga Veselova, Three lacquered sideboards of turned wood, with painted decoration. 1974 Reserve of the Khokhlomskoi Khudozhnik Factory, Siomino, Gorky Region.

Three sideboards

Alexandra Karpova, Ladle The Fire-bird

Alexandra Karpova, Lacquered woodcarved ladle The Fire-bird, with painted decoration, 1975, Height 27, length with handle 14 Reserve of the Khokhlomskoi Khudozhnik Factory, Siomino, Gorky Region.

Ladle The Fire-bird

Aleexandra Busova, Panel The Fire-bird.

Aleexandra Busova, Lacquered panel The Fire-bird of turned wood, with painted decoration, 1975,  Diam. 24, In the possession of the artist.

The Fire-bird

Nikolai Ivanov.

Nikolai Ivanov, Khokhloma painter.

Khokhloma painter

Nikolai Ivanov, Lladle A Duck.

Nikolai Ivanov, Lacquered woodcarved ladle A Duck, with painted decoration, 1976, Height 19, length with handle 39 In a private collection.

Lladle A Duck.

Nikolai Ivanov, Lacquered panel The Fire-bird.

Nikolai Ivanov, Lacquered panel The Fire-bird of turned wood, with painted decoration, 1977,  44×28, In the possession of the artist.

The Fire-bird

In workshop

In Stepan Veselov’s workshop.

In workshop

Stepan Veselov

Eldest Khokhloma master Stepan Veselov.

master

Olga Veselova Lacquered bowl and spoons A Birch-tree.

Olga Veselova Lacquered bowl and spoons A Birch-tree of turned wood, with painted decoration, 1967, Rosizopropaganda Republican Centre, Russian Federation Ministry of Culture.

A Birch-tree

Khokhloma woodenware painter Olga Veselova.

Khokhloma woodenware painter Olga Veselova, Russian Federation Repin Prize Winner.

Russian Federation

Yelizaveta Mosina, Ornamental plate A Leaf

Yelizaveta Mosina, Lacquered ornamental plate A Leaf of turned wood, with painted decoration, 1967, Diam. 28, Rosizopropaganda Republican Centre, Russian Federation Ministry of Culture.

Ornamental plate A Leaf

painter Yelizaveta Mosina

Khokhloma woodenware painter Yelizaveta Mosina

woodenware painter

Olga Lushina

Khokhloma woodenware painter Olga Lushina, Honoured Artist of the Russian Federation, Russian Federation Repin Prize Winner.

Lushina

ladle

Yekaterina Dospalova and Taisia Belentsova, Lacquered woodcarved ladle, painted in oils against a red background, 1970, Reserve of the Khokhlomskaya Rospis Association, Semionov, Gorky Region, Yekaterina Dospalova and Galina Volkova Lacquered woodcarved ladle, painted in oils against a black background, 1970, Reserve of the Khokhlomskaya Rospis Association, Semionov, Gorky Region.

the ladle

Khokhloma woodenware before painting

Khokhloma woodenware before painting.

before painting

The birth of Khokhloma woodenware

The birth of Khokhloma woodenware 1

The birth

The birth of Khokhloma woodenware 2

The birth

Eldest woodcarver Mikhail Uglanov

Eldest Khokhloma woodcarver Mikhail Uglanov.

Eldest

Creating Khokhloma woodenware

Creating Khokhloma woodenware.

Creating woodenware

Olga Lushina, Saucer The Fire-bird.

Olga Lushina, Lacquered saucer The Fire-bird of turned wood, with painted decoration. 1967, Diam. 18, Nizniy Novgorod Art Museum.

Saucer The Fire-bird

Village of Zhostovo situated near Moscow

Village of Zhostovo situated near Moscow.

situated near Moscow

Nikolai Antipov, Tray A Bunch of Flowers on a White Background.

Nikolai Antipov, Lacquered metal tray A Bunch of Flowers on a White Background, painted in oils, 1979, 65×72, Rosizopropaganda Republican Centre, Russian Federation Ministry of Culture.

A Bunch of Flowers on a White Background.

Vladimir Zhmylev, Lacquered metal tray Flame

Vladimir Zhmylev, Lacquered metal tray Flame, painted in oils, 1979, 63×76, Rosizopropaganda Republican Centre, Russian Federation Ministry of Culture.

Flame

Painter Vladimir Zhmylev.

Painter Vladimir Zhmylev, Russian Federation Repin Prize Winner.

Russian Federation

Painter Viacheslav Letkov.

Painter Viacheslav Letkov, Russian Federation Repin Prize Winner

Russian Federation

Mikhail Savelyev, Lacquered metal tray A Moonlit Night.

Mikhail Savelyev, Lacquered metal tray A Moonlit Night, painted in oils. 1975, 62×80,Rosizopropaganda Republican Centre, Russian Federation Ministry of Culture.

A Moonlit Night

Painter Nikolai Mazhaev.

Painter Nikolai Mazhaev, Russian Federation Repin Prize Winner.

Painter

Nikolai Mazhaev, Tray Sunny.

Nikolai Mazhaev, Lacquered metal tray Sunny, painted in oils. 1980, 62×80, Rosizopropaganda Republican Centre, Russian Federation Ministry of Culture.

Sunny

Nina Goncharova, Honoured Artist of the Russian Federation.

Nina Goncharova, Honoured Artist of the Russian Federation, Russian Federation Repin Prize Winner.

Russian Federation

Nina Goncharova, Lacquered metal tray Red Roses

Nina Goncharova, Lacquered metal tray Red Roses, paintedin oils, 1979, 65×72. Rosizopropaganda Republican Centre, Russian Federation Ministry of Culture.

Red Roses

Painter Boris Grafov

Painter Boris Grafov, Honoured Artist of the Russian Federation.

Artist of the Russian Federation

Boris Grafov, Lacquered metal tray Spring

Boris Grafov, Lacquered metal tray Spring, 1979, 62×80, Rosizopropaganda Republican Centre, Russian Federation Ministry of Culture.

metal tray Spring

Zhostovo painted trays

Zhostovo painted trays.

painted trays

Painting a tray

Painting a tray

a tray