Friday Object Lesson #25: Russian saint

To conclude this month’s religious theme, today’s object is a painted wooden egg of a Russian saint (name unknown).

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2 thoughts on “Friday Object Lesson #25: Russian saint”

  1. The text in book is from St. John’s Gospel (10:9). And I’m positive that’s Николай Чудотворец (St. Nicholas) on this pisanka.

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