Spinning wheel in miniature with compositions “Volkhov rosan No.1”, “Volkhov rosan – shining”
Product of folk art crafts in original cultural traditions of Russia.
Miniature of “painted” spinning wheel (“krashenka”) of 19th century.
Unique, bright, ornament which central element is “rosan surrounded by leaves” decorated local spinning wheels of “gilded” on the right bank of the Volkhov River, and spinning wheels of “krashenka” on the left bank of the Volkhov River.
Spinning wheel was a costly present on wedding: according to tradition the groom should make and paint a spinning wheel by his own hand. “Personalized” products with the name of the future proprietress and the name of person who gifted the spinning wheel around a rosan were especially appreciated.
Hand-made by masters at all stages of producing of item, at the location of craft in the city of Volkhov, Leningrad region.