Pysanka, Easter Egg

1975.04.0024

Photo of Pysanka, Easter Egg

Basic Information

Artifact Identification Pysanka, Easter Egg   (1975.04.0024)
Classification Communication Artifacts : Ceremonial Artifacts : Holiday Objects
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location Europe, East, Ukraine
Period/Date 1975
Culture Ukrainian

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Height) 6.3 cm
Dimension 2 (Diameter) 4.7 cm
Dimension 3 (N/A) N/A
Weight 8 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials Animal--Shell, Pigment--Dye
Manufacturing Processes Dyeing--Resist, Piercing
Munsell Color Information Black (N .75/ .9% R) Strong Yellow (5Y 7/10) Yellowish White (5Y 9/2)

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.

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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