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THE EMBROIDERED SHIRT

1992
color
9'40"
Ukrainian

Script A. Skliansky
Director G. Davydenko


 

It is about protective magic of embroidery in Ukrainian folk beliefs. If embroidered by craftswomen, the shirts protect, and family chronicles are set forth on rushnyks (traditional embroidered towel).