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  • Sat
    13
    Jan
    2018

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    2:00 pmSHREWSBURY, N.J.

    Olga Kobryn, master artist, will present an illustrated lecture on “The Art of Ukrainian Embroidery” at 2 p.m. at the Eastern Branch Library, 1001 Route 35, Shrewsbury NJ 07702. The history and symbolism of embroidery, the many styles and how they differ, the types of stitches, and the contemporary use of Ukrainian embroidery design in clothing will be explored. The lecture accompanies an exhibit currently on view at the library of antique to modern embroidered Ukrainian blouses, belts and other objects. Light refreshments will be provided. Sponsored by Ukrainian National Women’s League of America Branch 98. For information e-mail UNWLA98@gmail.com.