Russian masters. (1988)

Documentary №39267, 2 parts, duration: 0:17:21
Production: Centrnauchfilm (CNF)
Director:O. Nifontova
Camera operators:V. Tazetdinov
Text authors:Yu. Loschic
Sound mixer:A. Romanov
Other authors:V. Russo


The film tells about various directions of ancient Russian needlework.

Reel №1 Russian masters.

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Clouds in the sky, an Orthodox church next to a plowed field.

Ripening ears of wheat.

Construction of a village house.

Carved decorations on the edges of the facade of the house.

Decorated with carved platbands and facades of wooden houses.

A spinning wheel is spinning, a woman is sitting at a hand loom.

A set of basic threads for a brannitsa tablet, the face of a craftswoman.

Laying a colored thread of the future pattern on the fabric.

The process of creating a pattern on a fabric.

A towel, a poneva and a shirt decorated with patterned weaving.

The craftswoman demonstrates a product decorated with a fabric pattern.

Embroidery of a pattern in a typesetting way, a craftswoman at work.

A landscape painted by one of the Russian artists.

A sample of the Kargopol "Circles-months" embroidered on the fabric - an ancient calendar.

Fragments of embroidery.

Demonstration of a poneva embroidered with Kargopol circles.

A painting depicting a scene from peasant life.

Patterns on the wings of a butterfly.

Burning logs.


A capercaillie on a tree branch.

Fragments of patterns embroidered on the fabric.

Portrait of a girl embroidering a pattern.

A swan takes off from the surface of the water.

The grass is in the meadow.

A picturesque portrait of a peasant girl.

Horses graze in a meadow at sunset.

Patterns embroidered with gold thread in the 19th century.

A picture depicting a scene from the life of Russian peasants.

A woman in a festive Russian headdress embroidered with gold thread.

Fragments of gold embroidery.

Calendar: 1988

Locations: Moscow [820] Moscow region [788]

Seasons: Summer [824]

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The dome of the Orthodox church with a cross, carved ornaments on the stone wall of the temple.

View of the temple.

Patterns made by the method of stone binding.

An icon painter makes a sketch for facial embroidery.

Creating an image of a saint.

The cover with the image of Sergius of Radonezh made by the method of facial sewing, fragments of the cover.

View of the Kulikov field part.

Reflections of an Orthodox church in the river water.

View of an Orthodox church with a single dome.

Icon of the Mother of God, embroidered with facial embroidery.

Embroidered Icons and veils.

Fragments of facial sewing on a religious theme.

Samples of facial sewing.

Portraits of Russian peasants of the 19th century.

A silkworm in the process of creating a cocoon of silk threads.

The butterfly gets out of the cocoon.

Samples of old Russian lace made of gold and silver threads.

Snow falls from the branches of a birch tree.

Lace made of silver thread on a fabric basis.

A box on a lace tablecloth.

Samples of thread lace.

Various products decorated with lace at the edges.

An employee of the Zvenigorod Historical and Architectural Museum demonstrates the tools of a lace maker that she needs for work.

Weaving lace with the help of bobbins.

Bobbins of various types and sizes.

The process of weaving lace.

bobbins on a woven lace pattern.

A sample of modern lace.

Winter landscape (panorama).

A fragment of a portrait of a peasant girl.

Autumn landscape.

Dandelions in the meadow.

Calendar: 1988

Locations: Moscow [820] Moscow region [788]

Seasons: Summer [824] Winter [823]

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