Hutsul Embroidery


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Book Title: Hutsul Embroidery
Author: ed. Olena Nukorak
Language(s): English
Published: Ukraine – 2010
Format & Size: Hardcover – 10″ x 12″
Pages: 200 pages
Book Condition: Very Good Condition
Description: This beautiful book is the first publication of its kind to present the panorama of the most typical examples of Hutsul embroidery as embodied in the collection of the Y. Kobrynsky Museum of the Folk Art of the Hutsul and Pokuttia Regions (Kolomyia, Ukraine). The reader is presented with unique creations that mesmerize one with the beauty of their composition and ornamental motifs, as well as with the clarity of the artistic and aesthetic characteristics of these works. The motifs are ancient symbols that have survived to the present day in various interpretations. Includes the following essays:
Dmytro Pozhodzhuk – Hutsulshchyna: An Ethno-Historical Overview
Yaroslava Tkachuk – The Embroidery Collection of the Y. Kobrynskyi National Museum of Folk Art
Olena Nykorak – Hutsul Embroidery. A Historiography
Raisa Zakharchuk-Chuhai – Artistic Expression as Evidenced in the Embroidery of Hutsul Clothing: Regional and Local Variations
Kateryna Susak – Artistic Peculiarities of Hutsul Embroidery: Techniques Utilized
Olena Nykorak – The Ceremonial/Ritual Function of Hutsul Embroidery
Beautifully illustrated with stunning photos of complete costume pieces as well as close-up images of the embroidery on blouses, coats, vests, shawls, icon rushnyk towels, shirts, and more.

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Weight 4 lbs

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