One proof sheet with thirty black and white images. Pysanka eggs were used during Easter in the Ukraine. They are created through the use of wax patterns and repeated dying. 3-27: A feather baster, also known as a peroutka, a Czechoslovakian cooking tool; 28-30: Pysanaka eggs. Date: Fall 1980.
Three black and white prints, and thirty-six negatives. Images were created for the cover of the Sweetgrass basket and Ukranian egg decorating workshop program. the workshop was organized by folklorist Debbie Fant, and held 11-12 March 1989 at the Stephen Foster Center.
One proof sheet with 9 black and white images (plus negatives). Gurley was born in a village in the Ukraine, where she learned traditional egg decorating (pysanky). Her family emigrated to the US just after World War II, and moved to Florida in 1973 (first White Springs, later St. Petersburg). Usin...
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