NGO "Centre for Research and Revival of Volyn"

Women’s costume


Sarny district. Rivne region. Late 19th – early 20th century.

Restored by authentic samples from museum collections.

The set includes: a namitka, a shirt, a skirt, an apron, a belt.

The shirt is made by ‘ustavka’ cut (with inserts). It is decorated with white threads embroidery (rizzya) on the inserts, sleeves, collar and armhole.

The “litnyk” skirt is woven of woollen threads on a loom, the pattern is “wheat spikelet”, densely folded on the belt. The lower part is decorated with a strip of black velvet.

The apron is woven of linen cloth, decorated with geometric ornaments on the bottom.

The “krayka” belt is woven on a loom, from woollen threads, in lengthwise multi-coloured stripes.

The namitka is linen, decorated with embroidery “rizzya” on the forehead and ends, as well as unique “mokhry” tassels.

Sizes: 36 – 42.

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