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Palekh

Line breaks: Pa¦lekh
Pronunciation: /ˈpɑːlɛk
 
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Definition of Palekh in English:

adjective

Denoting a type of Russian iconography or a style of miniature painting on boxes, trays, and other small items.
Example sentences
  • The journalists presented Renata with a Palekh lacquerware coffer.’
  • Palekh painting wasn't born accidentally.
  • Kholui miniatures share some traits with both Palekh and Mstera art, yet maintain a distinctive lyrical quality of their own.

Origin

from the name of a town north-east of Moscow renowned for this type of work.

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