by Hryhoriy Smolsky (1893-1985)
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Ukrainian embroidery has a very long tradition and impresses everyone who saw it with its unique, distinctive, rich patterns, harmony of colors and extraordinary beauty.

This book describes the embroidery of just one village, Kosmach, Ivano-Frankivsk oblast, Ukraine, and focuses on the embroidery called vustavka.

is a shoulder adornment on a woman's shirt between the top of the sleeve and the neckband. It varies in length depending on the pattern and its function. All Kosmach vustavka are cross-stitched and they clearly differ in the color scheme.
88 pages, hard cover, format 24x23 cm
Price: US $20.00 plus shipment

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