Muzeul Etnografic al Transilvaniei
Lăpuș ethnographic region is stil a place where reach and fascinating traditional heritage is organically preserved. Aside throat singing, brotherhood rituals, archaic old ways. The motifs are part of a larger set of traditional decorative spectra and costumes and other ethnographical facts, Easter egg painting is conducted under also the technique and the chromatic choice are very old. Nevertheless, the most surprising aspect regarding egg painting in Lăpuș area is the way the performers understand to compose the decoration, suggesting an archaic artistic expression related to a traditional view of the world and art creation mechanisms. This paper aims to fill a lesser known chapter of Romanian folk art, the style and motifs of Easter egg from Țara Lăpușului, Transylvania.
Keywords: painted eggs, Tara Lăpușului, decoration of the eggs with wax, decorative motifs, stylistics