Ola Kryway using a kystka to apply melted beeswax to an Easter egg - Titusville, Florida

Ola Kryway using a kystka to apply melted beeswax to an Easter egg - Titusville, Florida


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  • FA2375

Year

  • August 1, 1994

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General Note

  • Ola Kryway of Titusville decorates Easter eggs using the centuries-old Ukrainian method known as pysanky, which is a meticulous wax resist technique. Melted beeswax is applied to the egg using a tool called a kystka, followed by a series of dye baths. The resulting design is elaborately detailed and incorporates a variety of symbolic elements. Kryway has been practicing the craft for over sixty years.
  • Ms. Kryway was mentor to Mary Martin of Titusville.

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Physical Description

  • 1 photonegative - b&w.

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  • Shelf number: S1640B16FF2.

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Chicago Manual of Style

Stone, Robert L., 1944-. Ola Kryway using a kystka to apply melted beeswax to an Easter egg - Titusville, Florida. August 1, 1994. B&w. photonegative, . State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. <https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/108313>, accessed 16 January 2019.

MLA

Stone, Robert L., 1944-. Ola Kryway using a kystka to apply melted beeswax to an Easter egg - Titusville, Florida. August 1, 1994. B&w. photonegative. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. Accessed 16 Jan. 2019.<https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/108313>.

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(State Archives of Florida/Stone)