Embroidered Rushnyk (Рушник). A stunning embroidered lace and cotton 98"x 16½" table runner. Used in sacred Eastern Slavic religious services and ceremonial events such as holidays and weddings. Folk motifs of young girls, roosters, flowers and trees. Made in Russia. 1 only.
In Ukraine, the Rushnyk Museum is located in Pereiaslav which is part of he Museum of Folk Architecture and Way of Life of Central Naddnipryanshchyna. A Russian rushnyk collection is housed at the Hermitage Museum.