Kholui Style Lacquer Boxes
Kholui is a village in the Ivanovo region with beautiful landscapes and wonderful weather. It was there that Russian painters found inspiration, who created the famous Palekh caskets in 1934. Kholui became one of the centers of Russian art and icon painting, known far beyond the borders of Russia.
Kholuy artists have put a high degree of realism, refined decorativeness and ancient traditions of icon painting into their products. In their works, one can observe a combination of green-blue and orange-brown shades.