Poster, International Women Workers Day
In the Russian language, the words “red” and “beautiful” share an etymological root. This photomontage propaganda poster promoting a political rally highlights the importance of red to Soviet identity. It features women at work in the textile industry wearing the red headscarves associated with socialist pioneers.
It is credited
Museum purchase through gift of George A. Hearn.
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Its dimensions are
108.3 x 71.6 cm (42 5/8 x 28 3/16 in.)
It is inscribed
Inscribed on verso: 0 [with a diagonal slash through it]
Cite this object as
Poster, International Women Workers Day; Russia; lithograph on paper; 108.3 x 71.6 cm (42 5/8 x 28 3/16 in.) ; Museum purchase through gift of George A. Hearn; 1992-164-1
This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Making Design.