MOTIVE: vartelnita (varianta 3)
simbolizeaza motorul timpului, energia regeneratoare, succesiunea celor 4 anotimpuri, datorata celor 4 vanturi, care trag, ca 4 cai, in directii diferite. cele mai intelepte femei si zeite au stapanit aceste mestesuguri la perfectie: torsul, tesutul, cusutul: pentru ca firele, itele, urzeala - reprezinta structura lumii; iar simbolurile cusute pe panza folosita in ritualuri, au puteri magice.
Nyz embroidery of Eastern Podillia, Ukraine
Hello all, Today I will talk about another type of embroidery from Eastern Podillia, specifically the southern parts of Khmel'nytska and Vinnytsia oblasts. This is called Nyz, which in Ukrainian means below, and is traditionally worked on the wrong side of the cloth. In English this is generally known as Darning Stitch. This is related to the Hutsul style of embroidery which is called Nyzynka, but is not as developed. This general technique is very old, which is attested to by its wide…