« 2017. #2 (134)

The Ethnology Notebooks. 2017, 2 (134), 251—274.

UDK 39(=161.2):746.1(477.86­11)”18/192”



Oliinyk Olha, Candidate of Sciences in Art Studies, research fellow

at Folk Art Department

of the Institute of Ethnology of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine.

Svobody Avenue 15, 79000, Lviv, Ukraine.

Contacts: e-mail:


Abstract. The article is dedicated to the expanded review of the folk weaving of Pokuttia in late XIX — early XXI century, with noting of historical data, typological differences and local art peculiarities. The system of decoration of Pokuttia`s clothes and interior cloths distinguish them on the all­Ukrainian background as a unique art phenomenon. Modern aesthetic society requests directs the development of Pokuttia`s weaving into ri­verbed of traditional art basis interpretation by folk masters and artists of textile.

Keywords: cloth, traditional weaving, core, «zabir», pattern, ornament.

Received 26.12.2017


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