« 2017. #6 (138)

The Ethnology Notebooks. 2017, 6 (138), 1410—1418

UDK 39(=161.2):[7.035.9:641.542.73032.61](4772)


Received 6.11.2017



Herus Liudmyla Mechislavivna, Ph.D in Art Studies,

Senior research fellow,

Head of the Department of Folk Art

at the Institute of Ethnology

of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine

Svobody Avenue, 15,  Lviv, 79000, Ukraine

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Abstract. In the article written on the basis of museum collections, field studies and professional publications have been disclosed some centers of production of clay paskivnyks (i. e. vaseshaped vessels for Easter cake) and put under consideration the features of their forms and décor in connection with function.

Keywords: paskivnyk, artistic expressiveness, form, décor, centre, Ukraine.


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