Thursday, January 5, 2017

Silk Banknotes of Khiva and Khoresm (KPSR)

Silk banknotes of Khiva and the Khoresm People’s Soviet Republic (early 20th century). The notes were made of natural silk were covered with inscriptions and images by hand, with the use of special dyes (some examples below).
For more information read http://sanat.orexca.com/2009/2009-4/bogoslovskaya_golender-2/