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August 30th, 2012 12:37 PM
Jeff Krauss
Baltic trip and St. Petersburg

Here are my Baltic pictures:
http://krauss.ws/travel/balt/indexbalt.htm
These are pictures of the "distaffs" that I saw in the Russian Museum:
http://krauss.ws/travel/balt/10/001.jpg
http://krauss.ws/travel/balt/10/003.jpg
John Howe has one of these. They're used in spinning flax into linen thread.
I also saw some in the Lithuanian National Museum in Vilnius, but no photos were allowed.

These were the best I could do with the Pazyryk carpet at the Hermitage:
http://krauss.ws/travel/balt/11/087.jpg
http://krauss.ws/travel/balt/11/093.jpg
but the huge felt came out better:
http://krauss.ws/travel/balt/11/081.jpg
http://krauss.ws/travel/balt/11/082.jpg
http://krauss.ws/travel/balt/11/083.jpg

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