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The Ethnology Notebooks. 2017, 2 (134), 327—340

UDK 39(4778.86­11):[675.02:685]

DOI https://doi.org/10.15407/nz2017.02.327

LEATHER WORKING AND ITS PRODUCTION AT POKUTTIA

Sapeliak Oksana, Candidate of Sciences in History, Senior Researcher

in the department of the modern ethnology

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

Svobody Avenue 15, 79000, Lviv, Ukraine.

Contacts: e-mail: oksana.sapelyak@gmail.com

ORCID https://orcid.org/0000-0001-8111-6563

Abstract. The article deals with one of the most ancient branches of humans’ activity — leather working. Attention is paid to the development of folk crafts of leather dressing, the technology of leather working and peculiarities of leather goods, both their decoration, at Pokuttia.

Keywords: leather dressing, tanning, bootmaking, furriery, fur production.

Received 20.03.2017

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