Russian Traditional Costume


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Book Title: Russkii Traditsionnyi Kostium
Translation: Russian Traditional Costume
Author: I. I. Shangina, N. N. Sosnina
Language(s): Russian
Published: St. Petersburg, Russia – 1998
Format & Size: Hardcover w/ Dust Jacket – 7″ x 9.5″
Pages: 432 pages
Book Condition: Good Condition – couple former library markings and stickers
Dust Jacket Condition: Good Condition – light scuffing and general wear
Description: Useful encyclopedic format reference book for anyone interested in Russian folk costume. 400 pages of terms and definitions pertaining to folk dress in Russia. Includes specific clothing terms, costume elements, types of headdresses, boots, skirts, belts, regions, ethnographic terms, and much more. In addition there are 32 pages of historic black/white photos from the turn of the 19th century showing people wearing old costumes for their best portraits as well as peasants in their daily clothes.

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Weight 2 lbs