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Vancouver Sun: Colourful tapestries, costumes, eggs draw attention at Ukrainian Museum of Canada

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Sep. 20, 2012 11:26
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A room display showcasing rushnyk, a ritual towel, and rospys, wall art, at the Ukrainian Museum of Canada in Saskatoon.
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SASKATOON - Black-and-white photos showing faces filled with hope and determination hang on the walls of the Ukrainian Museum of Canada.

In front of the pictures are pieces of clothing, some with delicate beadwork from a region known as Bukovyna while others have detailed embroidery. There's a wedding ensemble from the Hutsul region.

And of course there are pysanky — better known as Easter eggs.

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