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Imperial Russian Needlework Panel
« on: June 01, 2007, 02:40:25 PM »


We bought an Imperial era needlwork of a troika and riders, with this inscription underneath. Can anyone help translate it? We can't make it out.
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Re: Needlework - Translation Help Please?
« Reply #1 on: June 02, 2007, 12:38:04 AM »
"Rush forward faster than falcon".

This line from an old song relates to a troika of horses.

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Re: Needlework - Translation Help Please?
« Reply #2 on: June 02, 2007, 08:50:51 AM »
THANKS MIKE!  Большое спасибо за вашу помощь!

Here is the whole piece:

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Re: Imperial Russian Needlework Panel
« Reply #3 on: June 02, 2007, 12:01:11 PM »
A nice pre-1918 (judging by the third word's "old" form) piece of needlework. By the way, this "Coachman's Song" was almost certainly heard by N&A: it was often performed by their favorite Nadezhda Plevitskaya.