Ukraine Rushnyk from 1911


Rushnyk are ritual cloths from Ukraine, used for wedding ceremonies or sacred eastern slavic rituals, religious services and ceremonial events such as weddings and funerals. Each region has its own designs and patterns with hidden meaning, passed down from generation to generation. Red represents life and is the main color used. A rushnyk is given to a baby at birth, it follows the person throughout life and used in the funeral service after death.

Vintage, Initial 1911, 100 % linen, embroidery by hand,

size : 2,68 x 0,38 m



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