NGO "Centre for Research and Revival of Volyn"

Girls’ festive outfit


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

Restored by authentic samples from museum collections.

The shirt is made by ‘ustavka’ cut (with inserts), the inserts, sleeves and armhole are decorated with woven stripes. One of the peculiarities of the local shirts was the so-called “woven” armhole.

The “domotkan” skirt is woven from woollen yarn, sewn from 4 cloths, with thickly gathered folds at the waist. The bottom of the skirt is decorated with a narrow strip of black velvet.

The apron is made of home-woven linen cloth, in the lower part it is woven with stripes of red “zapoloch”.

Belt “krayka” is woven of wool, lengthwise multi-coloured stripes. The ruffles are knitted at the ends of it.

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

Sizes: 36 – 42.

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