of the first Russian Winter Olympic Games.
The use of this idea is deeply rooted in nation's history and allows mixing various media elements, each with its own original characteristics. Patchwork quilt is the expression of the general philosophy of the XXII Winter Olympic Games in Sochi: unification of a great country that has numerous ethnicities with varied and rich cultural traditions and customs.
of the XXII Winter Olympic Games in Sochi.
Some of them are: Gzhel ceramics, Khohloma ornaments, Zhostovo painting, Palekh miniature painting, Pavlov Posad head scarfs, Vologda lace, Kuban stitch, Kubachin pattern, Yakut pattern, Severodvinsk painting, Mezensk painting, Rakulsk painting, Uftuzh wood painting, Wood carving, Russian muslin.
in the color wheel.
More photos on the official photostream Sochi 2014