« 2017. #1 (133)

The Ethnology notebooks. 2017, 1, 160‒170

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ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5931-3816

Received 16.01.2017

«KOLACH» IN THE WEDDING RITUAL OF POKUTTIANS AT THE LATE XIX — EARLY XXI CENTURY: PLASTIC SOLUTION, SYMBOLIC, FUNCTIONS

Herus Liudmyla, Candidate of Sciences in Art Studies, Senior Researcher Folk Art Department of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine.

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Contacts: (067)2703221; e-mail: ludmilagerus@gmail.com

Abstract. The peculiarities of plastic design of pokuttian`s «kolach» are highlighted in the article; it`s symbolic and functions in the wedding ritual are ascertained; the transformation of form and content of this ritual bread during XIX — beginning of XXI century due to changes of the world-view and social-economy conditions of existence are traced.

Keywords: ritual bread, «kolach», form, function, symbolic.

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