Pysanka, Easter Egg

1975.04.0015

Photo of Pysanka, Easter Egg

Basic Information

Artifact Identification Pysanka, Easter Egg   (1975.04.0015)
Classification/
Nomenclature
Communication Artifacts : Ceremonial Artifacts : Holiday Objects
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location Europe, East, Ukraine
Period/Date 1975
Culture Ukrainian
Location On Exhibitin the Central Core exhibit

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Height) 6.2 cm
Dimension 2 (Diameter) 4.4 cm
Dimension 3 (N/A) N/A
Weight 24 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials Animal--Shell, Pigment--Dye
Manufacturing Processes Dyeing--Resist
Munsell Color Information Vivid Red (7.5R 4/14) Black (N .5/ .6% R) Strong Orange (5YR 7/14)

Research Remarks

Published Description N/A
Description N/A
Comparanda N/A
Bibliography

"Ukrainian Folk Art Objects Given by the Ukrainian Student Association," exhibit handout, s.d. (probably before 1981. Photo of item in Eugene Dillenburg's Exhibit Gallery Webpage, July 3, 2005.

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Gift of the Ukrainian Students Association, UIUC
Reproduction No
Reproduction Information N/A

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