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Onufrijchuk Embroidery Collection


This is a collection of folklore materials and family archives from Roman Onufrijchuk, a key leader in the 1970s and 1980s "Cultural Immersion Camps" organized by CYMK, which involved many future leaders of the Ukrainian community across Canada. This unique and large collection highlights one family's experience in Ukraine, in the Displaced Camps in Europe, and in Canada.

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  • Onufrijchuk Embroidery Collection

Embroidered Pillowcase<br /><br />
Linen pillowcase with grey field. Embroidered on both sides. Side 1 is completely covered with diamond motifs. Side 2 is a single strip of embroidery running horizontally across the middle of the panel. Embroidery colours: red, black, white. …

Woven Pillowcase<br /><br />
Hand woven wool pillowcase with verticall geometric patterns in beige, gold, terracotta, and dark brown. Raw linen fringes on each end Matches table runner UF2013.45.a48. Open on the bottom edge.

Embroidered Pillowcase<br /><br />
Cotton Pillowcase with a white coloured field that has yellowed with age. Embroidered on one side in cross stitch (khrestyky). Pattern fills the entire panel and consists of a solid pattern strip across thetop and a grid of individual diamond motifs…