From Shell to Symbol: Art of the Ethnic Easter Egg


Subject:
Holidays and Observances Individually , Easter

Description:
This exhibit feature Easter eggs "hand-decorated with elaborate, richly symbolic designs. They represent the work of four Wisconsin artists sustaining their ethnic and religious traditions." Exhibit sections highlight eggs decorated in several Eastern European traditions, such as the pysanky wax-resist process from Ukraine, colorful ribbon decorations, and triangle and cross-hatching designs. From the Wisconsin Historical Society.

Publisher:
Wisconsin Historical Society

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.wisconsinhistory.org/museum/exhibits/eggs/


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