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.

Mezen River, which flows in the Arkhangelsk region, gave its name to the amazing in its beauty and originality of Russian painting - Mezen.

Традиционный русский наличник

A carved window frames from Gavrilov,Posad by Ivan Hafizov

Vector seamless pattern of hand drawn animals and birds in traditional russian folk style. Mezen painting.  - stock vector

Vector seamless pattern of hand drawn animals and birds in traditional russian folk style.

Vector illustration with hand drawn owls in traditional russian folk style. Mezen painting.

Vector illustration with hand drawn owls in traditional russian folk style. - buy this stock vector on Shutterstock & find other images.

Vector illustration with hand drawn horses in traditional russian folk style. Mezen painting.

Vector illustration with hand drawn horses in traditional russian folk style. - buy this stock vector on Shutterstock & find other images.

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