Ukrainian Traditional Embroidery Meets Pop-Culture

Since the 19th century, historians have been interested in embroidery, and currently, there are many museums and collections dedicated to this part of the historical heritage. Embroidery, as a decorative art, is widespread and has various meanings for centuries. From generation to generation this tradition was transmitted and perfected.

Embroidered paths, tablecloths, bedspreads, pillowcases, as well as clothes, national costumes, and party clothes, have always been an important part of the Ukrainians’ way of life. In the past,  women have been preparing embroidered objects for their weddings. They had to offer an embroidered shirt and towel to their fiancees. The traditional costumes, feminine and masculine, were real masterpieces.

The Kiev-located OLK manufactory has created a series of carpets with traditional motifs dedicated to pop-culture. From Pikachu to Yoda via Homer Simpson, traditional embroidery meets some fictional heroes of our time. OLK carpets and fashion accessories such as bags are embroidered in a traditional way. It offers an interesting and funny look at the current pop-culture.

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Покращений Майстер Йода серед Майстрів Народних Мистецтв України🌟"Пісня про Йоду". По мотивам килима заслуженого художника України Сергія Андрійовича Кіріченка "Пісня про Леніна", 1970 року. Оригінал зберігається в Полтавському Краєзнавчому музеї. 🌟#starwars #yoda #infinity #art #artsandcrafts #tapestry #rug #carpet #artsandrugs #handmade #design #interiordesign 🌟Yoda vs Lenin🌟Безворсовий тканий килим. Шерсть на конопляній основі.

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Улюблений прийом інтеграції символів сучасного mainstream в старовинні, неповторні, але досі актуальні орнаменти вічного українського народного мистецтва. Восьмикутні різдвяні зірки та крести в сполуці з невгамовним Pikachu з Pokemongo – влучна та кмітлива композиція для цінувальників старовинного, вічного та модерного сучасного, що перетворює традиційне на неповторно оригінальне сучасне мистецтво. 🌟 #artsandcrafts #art #pikachu #bohochic #interiordesign #interior #design #rug #carpet #tapestry #oksanalevchenya #pokemongo🌟200/300 см. Готовий до продажу🌟——————————-🌟We love to integrate the symbols of the modern mainstream into the old, unique, but still relevant ornaments of eternal Ukrainian ethnic art. Octagonal Christmas stars and crosses in conjunction with the relentless Pikachu of Pokemongo are a neat and timeless composition for the connoisseurs of the ancient, eternal and modern, which transforms the traditional to the unique original contemporary art. 🌟 #artsandcrafts #art #pikachu #bohochiс 🌟200/300 сm, woolen tapestry, handwoven. Ready for sale now!🌟

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