Embroidery, ukrainska vyshyvanka, embroidered shirts
From olden times shirts with embroidered patterns were the national costumes of Ukrainians. Over the course of history people have been creating and improving different embroidery techniques. Each ornament on a shirt was in a special place and had special meaning, because Ukrainians believed that one or other pattern brought defense and was a talisman. A status and an origin of the owners can be defined by vyshyvanka (embroidered shirt). Ukrainian vyshyvanka – is a personal expression of our nation, it is a reflection of values, traditions, culture and history. And what is more today it is also a fashion trend that is well-loved throughout the world.