22 Soviet Union Fabric Designs To Enhance Communist Emulation – 1920s-1930s

Skaters. Flannel,  the 20s - 30s.

Skaters. Flannel, the 20s – 30s.

 

In the 1920s and 1930s, Soviet Union mills made sure the media was the message. Comrades could wear the doctine of life-enhancing collective harmony. These fabrics were worn as scarves, shawls, scarves, table cloths, curtains and throws. There was no escape from the message of Communist emulation.

 

Printed cotton ( chintz), 1927.

Printed cotton ( chintz), 1927.

1927.

1927

1927

Industry. Crepe, 1930.

Industry. Crepe, 1930.

A tractor. Printed cotton, 1930.

A tractor. Printed cotton, 1930.

Collective 1930

Collective 1930

A steam engine. Printed cotton, 1927-1930

A steam engine. Printed cotton, 1927-1930

Skaters. Flannel, 1930.

Skaters. Flannel, 1930.

The USSR is 15! Printed cotton, the 30s.

The USSR is 15! Printed cotton, the 30s.

Seeding machines. Chintz, 1930.

Seeding machines. Chintz, 1930.

The 8th of March. Chintz, the 20s - 30s.

The 8th of March. Chintz, the 20s – 30s.

Decorative chintz,  the 20s - 30s.

Decorative chintz, the 20s – 30s.

Aquatic sport. Printed cotton, 1930.

Aquatic sport. Printed cotton, 1930.

Decorative chintz, 1924-1925.

Decorative chintz, 1924-1925.

Mechanization. Printed cotton, 1933.

Mechanization. Printed cotton, 1933.

Pioneers. Twill, the 30s

Pioneers. Twill, the 30s

A chintz shawl,  the 20s - 30s.

A chintz shawl, the 20s – 30s.

Stepping pioneers. Armure, the 20s.

Stepping pioneers. Armure, the 20s.

Cotton picking. Decorative sateen, the 30s.

Cotton picking. Decorative sateen, the 30s.

 

Spotter: English Russia