ERIC Number: ED198040
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: N/A
Bulgarians: Arts and Crafts.
Kolar, Walter W.
This paper presents a general survey of Bulgarian folk handicrafts. It is part of an ethnic heritage teaching unit on Bulgarian culture. The objective of the project is to help American students in elementary, junior high, and high schools understand and appreciate Bulgarians and their culture. Arts and crafts discussed in the paper are masks, pottery, ceramics, metalware, woodcarving, embroidery, architecture, rugs and carpets, costume ornaments, icons, decorative bread, and decorated Easter eggs. For each handicraft, information is presented on background, typical shapes and colors, typical subjects, designs and patterns, uses, construction, regional variations, connection with religious or ceremonial celebrations, and transmission of craft techniques from one generation to another. (DB)
Descriptors: Architecture, Art Products, Carpeting, Ceramics, Clothing, Cultural Awareness, Design Crafts, Elementary Secondary Education, Ethnic Studies, Folk Culture, Handicrafts, Metal Working, Units of Study, Woodworking
Duquesne University, Tamburitzans Institute of Folk Arts, 1801 Boulevard of the Allies, Pittsburgh, PA 15219 ($3.00).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC. Ethnic Heritage Studies Branch.
Authoring Institution: Duquesne Univ., Pittsburgh, PA. Tamburitzans Inst. of Folk Arts.
Identifiers - Location: Bulgaria