Treschotka is a folk music instrument replacing clapping one’s hands and making rhythmic crackle sounds. It consists of thin planches fixed together with a rope and separated with small wooden plates. In ancient culture, this instrument possessed a mystical function in addition to musical, its sound kept evil spirits away. Rocking horse for children Treschotka not only follows the folk instrument in its unusual sctructure, but also sounds. Product introduced to the public in Ventura Lambtare in Milan as part of Izba project. Izba is a curated project presenting 9 independent Russian designers. Idea of the project is a research and rethinking of Russian traditions of living.
Treschotka (rocking horse). Wood, 2014