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Ukrainian Books
Costumes, Textiles, and Pysanky - Easter Eggs

 

 

Bk51-u6    $54.

The Ukrainian Folk Pysanka

Vira Manko

  • 79-pp hard cover  2005
  • Beautiful historical photos, line drawings
  • Arranged by province
  • 38 exquisite tables
  • Each table has 36+ eggs, plus embroidery or weaving fragment
  • History, legend, symbolism
  • Detailed, informative notes
  • Detailed, informative notes

Bk 51 EE   $120.

Sixty Score of Easter Eggs: a Comprehensible Album of Ukrainian Easter Eggs

Двадцять Кір Писанок: Великий Альбом Українських Писанок

by Zenon Elyjiw / Зенон Елиїв 

 

 Self-published by the author, a master Ukrainian egg painter

Rochester NY 1994 first edition 

 

  • Out of print, rather rare resource
  • Red cloth hardcover with gilt lettering
  • Red and black dust jacket
  • Very good vintage condition, slight shelf wear to dj
  • Inside book is pristine
  • 11” x 13” tall

 

  • Unpaginated but 31 pages of text
  • 75 color plates of 16 eggs each
  • Sixty score, ie, 1200 full color illustrations of Ukrainian eggs
  • Chapters alternate in Ukrainian and English
  • Egg descriptions in both languages
  • Title of each egg is in Ukrainian only

More information available

 

Bk51-u8   $11.

Traditional Designs in Ukrainian Textiles

Oksana Grabowicz

The Ukrainian Museum, New York 1977

  • Softcover, 36 pp
  • 11" x 8½"
  • English text
  • Black and white illustrations

Bk51-u10    $18.

Borshchiv: Its Folk Art, Customs, and Traditions 

Wolynetz, Lubow  - translated by Marta Baczynsky

63 pp  softcover

11" x 8½" exhibit catalog   

The Ukrainian Museum, New York 1994

  • Text alternates English and Ukrainian
  • Historical photos
  • Color costume plates with descriptions
  • Minor shelf wear to cover

Bk51-u9 Rushnyky: Ukrainian Ritual Cloths $12.

By Oksana Grabowicz and Lubow Wolynetz

The Ukrainian Museum  New York, 1981

  • Softcover, 25 pp 
  • 11" x 8½"
  • English text
  • Black & white, and color illustrations  

 

Bk51-u4   $18.

Ukrainian Design Book 3

Natalie Perchyshyn    

Ukrainian Gift Shop, Minneapolis 1995

8" x 10" softcover 84 pp

  • How to make pysanky – Easter eggs
  • Tools and techniques
  • 24 designs in detail
  • Color insert in back of book

 

Bk51-u5     $22.

Ukrainian Easter Eggs: And How We Make Them

Ann Kmit, Loretta Luciow, Johanna Luciow, Luba Perchyshyn    

Ukrainian Gift Shop, Minneapolis 1979

8" x 10"  softcover 104 pp

  • Family photos, sketches & drawings
  • Traditional background & symbols
  • Color combinations, step by step techniques
  • 16+ full page color photos of pysanky
  • 9 easy, 9 intermediate, 9 difficult designs

Bk51-u2    $20.

Ukrainian Design Book 1  

Natalie Perchyshyn, Luba Perchyshyn, Johanna Luciow, Ann Kmit  

8" x 10" softcover  101pp   Minneapolis 1984 

  • Making pysanky from initial pencil lines to final dye bath
  • Specific instructions for 24 traditional egg designs
 

 

Bk51-u7    $15.

Ukrainian Folk Art: New Acquisitions

Ukrainian Museum, New York 1990

  • Softcover Exhibition Catalog
  • 48 pp hardcover  11" x 8½" 
  • Both English and Ukrainian text
  • Folk costumes and artifacts
  • Black & white illustrations

    

 

Bk51-u3     $22.

Eggs Beautiful: How to Make Ukrainian Easter Eggs (pysanky)

Johanna Luciow, Ann Kmit, Leretta Luciow    

Minneapolis 1987 

96-pp softcover  8” x 10”

  • Ukrainian customs, symbols
  • Specific directions for pysanky
  • Line drawings, color photos

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