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Showcases Pieces: Ukrainian Museum

showcases pieces: Some of the pieces in here are 150 years old.'- Janet Prebushewsky Danyliuk The Ukrainian Museum of Canada in Saskatoon provides some answers with its current exhibition, Braving the Cold Winter Wear of Ukrainian Pioneers, which showcases 24 pieces of outerwear from years gone by, according to CBC. As a museum we wanted do to something to bring our history alive and also to meet the magic of the season, too, and show that winter was very colourful and very beautiful, said museum director and CEO Janet Prebushewsky Danyliuk. Which raises the question how did people survive the elements here 100 years ago The way these things were constructed, too, they would last forever. The oldest pieces on display are a felt coat dating back to 1867 and a sheepskin coat from the 1870s. Prebushewsky Danyliuk said the exhibition shows how immigrants used the handmade, traditional clothing they brought from Ukraine to adapt to the Canadian winters. The most recent pieces are nearly 100 years old, from the 1930s. ( As reported in the news.