The Soviets used many methods to spread their vision of communism: movies, art, science fiction novels . . . and even textile patterns. These gorgeous textiles, created in the 1920s, show how the communist ideal was woven into the fabric of everyday life in Russia during the early days of the Revolution.

Workers

(via Koroleni)

Stars and Gears

(via English Russia)

Peasant life, by Sergei Burylin

(via Knit For Victory)

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Locomotives

Marines

(via Koroleni)

The Worker and the Crane

Cotton Picking

(via English Russia)

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Tractor

(via It's My Cake)

The 15th Anniversary of the USSR

(via English Russia)

Propellers

(via It's My Cake)

Collectivisation

(via Koroleni)

Lightbulbs

(via It's My Cake)

Mechanization

(via English Russia)

8th March – International Women's Day

Flowers and planes

(via Flavorwire)

Pioneers

Factories and Gears

(via Koroleni)

Progress

(via English Russia)

Industry

Airplanes

Hammer and Sickle