NGO "Centre for Research and Revival of Volyn"

Girls’ festive outfit


Volodymyrets district, Rivne region, late 19th century.

Restored by authentic samples from museum collections.

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

The “litnyk” skirt is woven from woollen yarn, sewn from 4 cloths of “pilka” fabric, on the belt they are densely gathered in folds “fandy”.

The “zapaska” apron is woven of yellow-red wool with a textured lattice (“gratky”) ornament. It is sewn from two ‘pilka’ of fabric.

The “krayka” belt is woven of woollen yarn with lengthwise multi-coloured stripes. The “kytytsi” tassels are at the ends of the belt.

The set includes: a shirt, a “litnyk” skirt, a “zapaska” apron and a krayka.

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