Traditional Pysanky:

Western Podillіa, Kharkiv and Zaporizhia

Західне Поділля, Харків і Запоріжжя


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

Західне Поділля:  Western Podillia

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

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

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