Take a good look at these Ukrainian embroidered shirts

Updated On May 30, 2016 08:00 PM IST
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People dressed in traditional Ukrainian embroidered shirts take part in an embroidered shirt parade in central Kiev, Ukraine, May 28, 2016. (REUTERS)
Updated on May 30, 2016 08:00 PM IST

People dressed in traditional Ukrainian embroidered shirts take part in an embroidered shirt parade in central Kiev, Ukraine, May 28, 2016. (REUTERS)

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Ukrainian embroidery has an important place among the various branches of Ukrainian decorative arts. (REUTERS)
Updated on May 30, 2016 08:00 PM IST

Ukrainian embroidery has an important place among the various branches of Ukrainian decorative arts. (REUTERS)

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Embroidery has a rich history in Ukraine and has for long appeared in Ukrainian folk dress. (REUTERS)
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Embroidery has a rich history in Ukraine and has for long appeared in Ukrainian folk dress. (REUTERS)

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This cat too is dressed in a traditional Ukrainian embroidered shirt. (REUTERS)
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This cat too is dressed in a traditional Ukrainian embroidered shirt. (REUTERS)

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It also plays a part in traditional weddings and other celebrations. (REUTERS)
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It also plays a part in traditional weddings and other celebrations. (REUTERS)

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Ukrainian embroidery has many different varieties, depending on the region of origin. (REUTERS)
Updated on May 30, 2016 08:00 PM IST

Ukrainian embroidery has many different varieties, depending on the region of origin. (REUTERS)

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Some well-known embroidery types include Poltava, Kiev and Chernihiv (east), Volyn and Polissia (northwest) and Bukovyna and the Hutsul (southwest). (REUTERS)
Updated on May 30, 2016 08:00 PM IST

Some well-known embroidery types include Poltava, Kiev and Chernihiv (east), Volyn and Polissia (northwest) and Bukovyna and the Hutsul (southwest). (REUTERS)

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The designs have a long history which defines its ornamental motifs and compositions. (REUTERS)
Updated on May 30, 2016 08:00 PM IST

The designs have a long history which defines its ornamental motifs and compositions. (REUTERS)

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Every embroidery tradition has its own favourite choice of colours and types of stitches. (REUTERS)
Updated on May 30, 2016 08:00 PM IST

Every embroidery tradition has its own favourite choice of colours and types of stitches. (REUTERS)

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