Embroidery and Costumes
These photos were taken in the late 1930's and early 1940's, in
Zasyannya. They show various embroidery
patterns and designs and how these are used in "costumes". I use the
word "costumes" (kostyumy)
because the wearers are mostly young people, students, so their clothes
are not "authentic" in the sense
that they are not villagers. Nevertheless, they do love to show off
their embroidery, and the embroideries,
patterns, and placements are interesting to see.
At the end are a couple of photographs of churches and a viz
If you place your mouse pointer on an image, you will see the
On the left, a church near Yaroslav, in Zasyannya. On the right, a
beautiful church in the background. What a big dog they have with them!
A villager's wagon in the city. It must be a comfortable ride,
sitting on all that hay...
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