Elena Iakovlevna Shumiatskaia

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Shumiatskaia, Elena Iakovlevna


Born Mar. 16 (29), 1912, in Turukhansk. Soviet master of applied art.

Shumiatskaia attended the Moscow Textile Institute from 1930 to 1934. Her career has been closely linked with the Trekhgornaia Manufaktura Textile Combine, where she began working in 1934. Shumiatskaia has made a thorough study of Russian folk art and has creatively employed traditional motifs in her decorative printed fabrics.

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