Ukrainian indigo blue embroidery on vintage shirts. It was typical only for one district in Poltava region of Ukraine. The needlework was made by threads dyed by imported indigo dye. These are women’s shirts from the 19th – early 20th century.
Bright red traditional embroidery patterns on vintage shirts from northern Ukraine (so-called “polissia” or “woodland” area), the late 19th – early 20th century. In this region, most of embroidery designs were made using red threads. Looks very eye-catching and vivid.
Ukrainian vintage embroidered shirts with whitework and openwork. The threads reflect light and create a striking look. You can see pretty floral embroidery patterns made in a curious needlework technique.