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

These Soviet Textiles Are Actually Propaganda Tools From The 1920s(via Present and Correct)

Marines

(via Koroleni)

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The Worker and the Crane

These Soviet Textiles Are Actually Propaganda Tools From The 1920s(via Knit For Victory)

Cotton Picking

(via English Russia)

Tractor

(via It's My Cake)

The 15th Anniversary of the USSR

(via English Russia)

Propellers

(via It's My Cake)

Collectivisation

These Soviet Textiles Are Actually Propaganda Tools From The 1920sThese Soviet Textiles Are Actually Propaganda Tools From The 1920s

(via Koroleni)

Lightbulbs

(via It's My Cake)

Mechanization

(via English Russia)

8th March – International Women's Day

These Soviet Textiles Are Actually Propaganda Tools From The 1920s(via English Russia)

Flowers and planes

(via Flavorwire)

Pioneers

These Soviet Textiles Are Actually Propaganda Tools From The 1920s(via English Russia)

Factories and Gears

(via Koroleni)

Progress

(via English Russia)

Industry

These Soviet Textiles Are Actually Propaganda Tools From The 1920s(via English Russia)

Airplanes

These Soviet Textiles Are Actually Propaganda Tools From The 1920s(via Speechless Clothes)

Hammer and Sickle

These Soviet Textiles Are Actually Propaganda Tools From The 1920sThese Soviet Textiles Are Actually Propaganda Tools From The 1920s(via English Russia and Pattern: Textile and Beyond)