FROM NEW YORK TO THE CARPATHIANS: always seeking animal trappings

As a collector of textile animal trappings my trip to New York in November 2016 had to include a visit to the Ukrainian Museum’s temporary exhibition Carpathian Echoes: Traditional Textile Materials and Technologies in the Carpathian Mountains of Romania and Ukraine, 222 East 6th Street. But, who could have predicted just 14 months later I would have the opportunity of hearing Nataliya Cummings speak at a monthly ORTS meeting on Carpathian embroideries, and subsequently, be able to join her ‘2018 Carpathian Cultural Experience Tour’ (one of four differently focused annual tours), which comprised a few days visiting the communities in rural Carpathia, sandwiched between a glimpse of Kyiv and

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