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State Archives of Florida
Evelyn Coskey displaying bands of wax during Polish egg decoration (pysanky) - Starke, Florida
Series 1577, Duval County Folk Arts in Education Project ; no 55
Pysanka (Egg decorating)
Folklife and folklore projects
Decoration and ornament
Eggs in art
Material culture--Florida--Bradford County--Starke
Pysanky (East European egg decoration) is created when patterns are drawn on eggs with wax, which then protects the covered areas from the dye that is applied. By repeating this process with different colors of dye, a multi-colored pattern is built up.
Subject - Person
Subject - Corporate
Chicago Manual of Style
Hansen, Gregory, Collector. Evelyn Coskey displaying bands of wax during Polish egg decoration (pysanky) - Starke, Florida. 1988. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. <https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/123362>, accessed 7 December 2021.
Hansen, Gregory, Collector. Evelyn Coskey displaying bands of wax during Polish egg decoration (pysanky) - Starke, Florida. 1988. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. Accessed 7 Dec. 2021.<https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/123362>.
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(State Archives of Florida/Hansen)