Definition of Palekh in English:


Line breaks: Pa¦lekh
Pronunciation: /ˈpɑːlɛk


  • Denoting a type of Russian iconography or a style of miniature painting on boxes, trays, and other small items.
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    • 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.


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

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