NGO "Centre for Research and Revival of Volyn"

Girls’ festive outfit


Lyuboml district, Volyn region, late 19th – early 20th century.

Restored by authentic samples from museum collections.

The shirt is made by ‘ustavka’ cut (with inserts), each ustavka and sleeves are decorated with woven ornaments “perebory”.

The “burka” skirt is woven of linen and woollen yarn, sewn from single cloth, on the belt it is densely gathered in folds or “zbory”.

The apron is made of homespun linen cloth. At the bottom it is decorated with geometric ornaments woven by means of the overlapping binding or picking weaving (bulk weaving) on a loom.

The “krayka” belt is woven of woollen yarn with lengthwise multi-coloured stripes. The ends of the belt are decorated with knitted ruffles.

The set includes: a shirt, a “burka” skirt, an apron, krayka.

Sizes: 36 – 42.

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