Traditional Pysanky:

Western Podillya, Kharkiv and Zaporizhia

Західне Поділля, Харків і Запоріжжя

 
 

This plate is geographically scattered, with pysanky from western Podillya, as on the previous plate, as well as from Left Bank Ukraine (see map here). Pysanky from eastern Podillya are ornamentally distinct; “Berhynia” (Great Goddess, above) motifs are more common in the western region.


Західне Поділля:  Western Podillya

Харківщина (Слобожанщина):  Kharkiv region (Slobozhanshchyna region /Sloboda)

Запоріжжя (Середнє Подніпров’я):  Zaporizhia (Middle Dnipro/Dnieper region)




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