First half of 19th century
Arkhangelsk Governorate province
Source of information
Type of sourcebook “Russian Folk Embroidery: Pictorial Motifs”
Author(s) G. Durasov, G. Yakovleva
Fund that the source refers toThe All-Russia Museum of Decorative, Applied and Folk Art (during the USSR times the Folk Art Museum of Moscow)
The repeat pattern consists of a female figure with lowered arms and an ‘equine boat’ carrying another female figure. Tiny birds presented heraldically and divided by a Tree of Life are placed below the boat.