Russian patterns: 5 objects mistakenly colored with ‘khokhloma’

A car during the annual Aerograph 2008 festival. The pattern is bright, but it seems out of place.

A car during the annual Aerograph 2008 festival. The pattern is bright, but it seems out of place.

RIA NOVOSTI
Khokhloma is a widely recognized traditional Russian pattern used on all kinds of stuff. However, here are 5 things that probably shouldn’t have been colored using this pattern.
Simachev Bar is an important part of nightlife in Moscow. How can you find it? The building is a khokhloma box in the middle of Stoleshikov Lane.
Which do you prefer: a cup with a Coca Cola brand logo or a limited series of beer cans painted with khokhloma?
This Superjet 100 was overwhelmed by a khokhloma design. While this pattern won a 2013 contest in honor of the 90th anniversary of Aeroflot, we don’t think it was the best choice.
Khokhloma is a design that typically features vivid flowers and berries, with red and gold over a black background. Mostly it is used for painting wooden tableware and furniture. Why was the symbol of Russia – a two-headed eagle – colored in with khokhloma?
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