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Margaret Lee Runbeck.
Ukrainian hand embroidered towel (rushnyk) will be presented in Lutsk, Volyn
Region on May 8.
to the celebration of Mother’s day, the second Ukrainian Festival of Hand Embroidered
Towels will be taking place in Lutsk on May 8.
It is organized
by the "Idea” Art Show and supported by Luts'k city council. Vitali Ivanyts’ky, the
Honored Artist of Ukraine is the author of the project.
ancient Ukrainian craft which dates back to the pre-Christian times, embroidery
(Vyshyvka) is still present in Ukrainian homes. Clothes are often decorated with embroidery but
rushnyk (towel) is one of the most popular embroidered items. It’s a symbolic ritual
cloth which is believed to protect against evil.
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