Kholui

Kholui

 

an urban-type settlement in Iuzha Raion, Ivanovo Oblast, RSFSR. Kholui is located on the Teza River (a tributary of the Kliaz’ma), 71 km from the Shuia railroad station on the Ivanovo-Novki line. Kholui is one of the centers of Russian miniature painting on papier-mâché lacquerware. Industry also includes sewing and embroidery. An art trade union school and a museum of applied art are located in Kholui.

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The exhibit, "Palekh Icons: The Enchantment of Russian Painting," includes icons and painted lacquered boxes from Palekh, Fedoskino, Kholui and Mstero, all in a small region of Russia.
Fedoskino is situated 25 miles north of Moscow and is one of four villages famous for these miniature paintings on lacquer, the other three being Palekh, Kholui and Mstera.
Palekh, Kholui and Mstera use egg-based tempera for their miniatures, while the gold decoration on good Palekh boxes is made from gold leaf, traditionally polished with a wolf's tooth.