Leather bookmark of Taras Shevchenko, ukrainian poet and painter

Carved leather bookmark with the effigy of Taras Shevchenko (1814-1861) considered as the icon of popular revolt against the oppression in his country...

 Logo inspired by the modern Ukrainian coat of arms, stylized version of a  Varangian (Viking) heraldry or according to other sources, of the Cyrillic letters of the word воля - pronounced "volya" and meaning freedom... 

More information here: https://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Taras_Chevtchenko 

Unique object made in vegetable tanned cowhide leather, approximately 3mm thick, dimensions 20X4cm, created to celebrate Ukrainian culture in the light of the dramatic news.

35.00 €