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Re: Ukrainian embroidery

Posted: Thu Oct 03, 2019 9:32 am
by sofiya
Vintage Ukrainian embroidered shirt, the 1920s. It is a female shirt from Kyiv region, central Ukraine. As you see, this garment consists of two parts – the upper part is made from industrially-produced fabric and the bottom part from hand-spun cloth. It was typical to do so. The handmade fabric is coarser and looks grayish. Different stitching techniques are used to decorate the shirt.

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Re: Ukrainian embroidery

Posted: Tue Oct 08, 2019 9:15 am
by sofiya
Women’s embroidered shirt from Kyiv region of Ukraine, the early 20th century. It is made from home-spun cloth and adorned with several different embroidery techniques.

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Re: Ukrainian embroidery

Posted: Fri Nov 08, 2019 5:44 pm
by sofiya
Beautiful Ukrainian embroidery patterns. Extraordinary embroidery designs.

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Re: Ukrainian embroidery

Posted: Tue Nov 12, 2019 9:51 am
by sofiya
Funny Ukrainian embroidered towels (called “rushnyk”). These are not the usual household items but ceremonial towels. All of them are from the same village in Vinnytsia region (Central Ukraine), the 1st half of the 20th century. Just look at these patterns! They are bright, childish, and very colorful. Such embroidery designs are far from typical in this country, so these towels are unique.

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Re: Ukrainian embroidery

Posted: Mon Nov 25, 2019 9:59 am
by sofiya
Beautiful embroidery patterns on women’s shirts from Vinnytsia region (Central Ukraine), the mid-19th – mid-20th century.

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Re: Ukrainian embroidery

Posted: Fri Jan 17, 2020 10:07 am
by sofiya
Hutsul embroidered shirt called “sleeves” from Western Ukraine. It is called so because the sleeves are fully covered with embroidery and look extremely ornate.

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Re: Ukrainian embroidery

Posted: Wed Jan 22, 2020 9:25 am
by sofiya
Beautiful embroidery on a male shirt, Bukovyna region, western Ukraine, mid-20th century. This pattern is interesting because it is made from the reverse side, so what you see is, basically, a negative pattern. Imagine, how hard it is to create such embroidery designs!

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