Russia / St.Petersburg(3)
Ｔhe Summer Palace
Ｔhe Summer Palace was built by Peter the Great. Snow scene of the Summer Palace when I visited in the beginning of April.
A chair decorated in needlepoint which was used in the Summer Palace.
Embroideries which decorated the wall
Repair of Antique Embroideries
In the palace, an alumna of St.Petersburg University of Arts is repairing the tear in a vestment.
Saint Peter, Saint Nicholas, Saint Pavl
Before the repair ,the faces were worn out.
Women embroiders before the Russian Revolution
This photo was taken from a book which was published(1914) by Alexandra, the last Queen of the Romanov Dynasty.
There were numerous people embroidering in work shops or palaces.
Photo: Chieko Hoshiai
England / Pulborough