Twilly "NEREDITSA BLUE" silk 5x85 cm
The twilly pattern is inspired by the fresco paintings of the Saviour Church on Nereditsa (Spas-na-Nareditse Church).
Design and production: Russia.
Material: silk-twill 100%.
When you stay under the vaults the Saviour Church on Nereditsa, in the vicinity of Veliky Novgorod, what impresses you first is the unexpectedly large geometrical ornament filling the entire lower part of the temple. The scenery represents imitation of marble panels, which is very characteristic for temple murals of XII century. The second half of XII century is marked by a tendency to scale-up the so-called "marbling": marble panels on some walls of the Saviour Church on Nereditsa reach 2.5 m in height. The multiplicity of panels’ decor exceeds all the currently known wall paintings, not only in the Russian murals, but in the Byzantine world temples decoration as well, and can be matched only with the variety of the genuine marble. Furthermore, no panel composition is repeated. The most distinguished panels are located in two levels on a southeast column. There is a face in the center of the upper panel, where all the veins of the "marbling" are converging.
The wall painting of the temple has preserved fragmentarily and mostly in the bottom part of the area, which increases the effect of decoration. Other walls are covered with whitewashing, thus making marbling veins look especially fresh and bright on this background.
The fragmentarity of remained paintings, the light splashes on bleached walls, the visible air filling the space, the light-and-shades – all this is reflected in the composition of this scarf.