Mokosh is a Slavic goddess attested in the Primary Chronicle, connected with female activities such as shearing, spinning and weaving.  Art by: http://silni.deviantart.com

Mokosh is a Slavic goddess attested in the Primary Chronicle, connected with female activities such as shearing, spinning and weaving. Art by: http://silni.deviantart.com

Handmade wooden horses are traditional Russian toys. #folk #art #Russian #toys

Handmade wooden horses are traditional Russian toys. #folk #art #Russian #toys

# DekorRe: Ключницы Мезенская роспись.

# DekorRe: Ключницы Мезенская роспись.

Round plate with swan border

Round plate with swan border

Mezen painting by Autumn Sacura

Mezen painting by Autumn Sacura

In the center is goddess Makosh.     Makosh was among seven most important deities in Slavic pantheon in Rus' before it was christianised mentioned in the Tale of Bygone Years chronicle.  After Christianity she was linked to Paraskeva Pyatnitsa. Makosh is goddess of spinning and fertility linked to Friday. She is a well  known deity  and common in folk arts in eastern Slavic countries.

In the center is goddess Makosh. Makosh was among seven most important deities in Slavic pantheon in Rus' before it was christianised mentioned in the Tale of Bygone Years chronicle. After Christianity she was linked to Paraskeva Pyatnitsa. Makosh is goddess of spinning and fertility linked to Friday. She is a well known deity and common in folk arts in eastern Slavic countries.

Mezenskaya  russian wooden decorative casket

Mezenskaya russian wooden decorative casket

Mezen Art

Mezen Art

Mezenskaya painting

Mezenskaya painting

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Яндекс.Фотки

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