30 August 2017 - RUSSIAN WINDOW ART


G'day folks,

Ever been to Russia? Well, if so, you may have seen some wonderful window art, which I believe is fast disappearing. 

Many of the patterns and carvings have symbolic meaning in several religions in Russian and Slavic communities, but only a small number of people hold that knowledge today. While the semi-mythical houses can still be discovered in larger cities like Moscow for now, they’re fast becoming an endangered species in modern cities being rebuilt.

Here are some samples of what you are likely to see.

Clancy's comment: It's a shame that these pieces of art are disappearing.

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