Compiled by Louisa Yefimova and Rina Belogorskaya with an introduction by Olga . From the introduction: "The making of Russian kerchiefs and shawls is a centuries-old craft of considerable value. Many types of gorgeous kerchiefs and shawls - embroidered, woven, hand-made and roller-printed, all current in Russia from the 18th to the 20th centuries - are pictured in this book". Covers gold embroidery from the Volga region, chain-stitching from Nizhni-Novgorod, silk "", and kerchiefs from the prolific Pavlovsky Posad mills. An excellent resource book. Illustrated with Russian paintings including those from Palekh. With an illustrated index of manufacturer's trademarks. USSR (Leningrad): Aurora Art, 1985. Over 100 plates in color. Hardcover, pictorial boards, 168 pages. 1 copy left.