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Lace museum

This is one of the featured pieces that demonstrates the incredibly fine detail in a quality lace. Lace making in Russia came from Belgium and the next two pics show a little of how this is done.
Goritsy and Kirillov

May 31st 2017
Geo: 59.8685, 38.2509Goritsy is a small river village whose main feature is a 15th century convent. As is common in rural Russia, this is complemented by a monastery in the nearby town of Kirillov. The monastery was founded in 1397 and is one of the largest in Russia. These institutions (especially convents) were favourite places for the exiling of widowed or divorced nobles, where they often ... read more
Europe » Russia

Russian Flag Founded in the 12th century, the Principality of Muscovy, was able to emerge from over 200 years of Mongol domination (13th-15th centuries) and to gradually conquer and absorb surrounding principalities. In the early 17th century, a new Romanov Dynas... ... read more
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