"HEADSCARVES AND SHAWLS IN RUSSIA FROM THE 18TH TO THE 21ST CENTURY"
"HEADSCARVES AND SHAWLS IN RUSSIA FROM THE 18TH TO THE 21ST CENTURY"

The Russian Museum has one of the best in Russia collection of headscarves and shawls – silk, brocade, woolen, embroidered and knitted. The exhibition will present more than 600 works of various types of textile art, painting, graphics, decorative and applied art, and more than 30 costumes, including shawls, headscarves, pashminas, and stoles. Scarves and shawls are not only interesting as a complement to the costume; they also vividly represent the types of traditional art, with original patterns and various methods of hand-made production.