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Portrait of Friedrich Engels, black-and-white tapestry on silk, made in People's Republic of China circa 1950s-60s.

Large size: measures 20" x31" in overall size (49 x 72 cm image size). This rendition is based on a classic portrait of Engels as depicted in countless propaganda paintings, posters and monuments, both Soviet and foreign. The text at the bottom identifies the factory in the city of Hangzhou that produced the portrait.In excellent, near mint condition.

Many such Chinese tapestries were exported to the Soviet Union before the relationship between the two communist countries turned sour during the 60s. A famous German theoretician, Engels was always considered a par

Large size: measures 20" x31" in overall size (49 x 72 cm image size). This rendition is based on a classic portrait of Engels as depicted in countless propaganda paintings, posters and monuments, both Soviet and foreign. The text at the bottom identifies the factory in the city of Hangzhou that produced the portrait.In excellent, near mint condition.

Many such Chinese tapestries were exported to the Soviet Union before the relationship between the two communist countries turned sour during the 60s. A famous German theoretician, Engels was always considered a part of the Communist "holy triad" of Marx-Lenin-Engels. He was however a somewhat lesser figure among the three and consequently, his portraits are less common than that of Marx of Lenin.

Please note, medal in our photo is for size reference.
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