Big Jim: Pysanky — Ukranian Easter eggs

Mrs Alexandra Romanenko wiping the melted wax off a finished pysanka after passing the egg through a candle flame. She is wearing the costume of her native Volyn region of Northwestern Ukraine. Her flowered head covering identifies her as a married woman. Jim Griffith photo, tasken in May, 1982, during a vieotaped interview.

April 18, 2014 12:00 am