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Very laborious embroidery pattern on the sleeve of a women’s shirt. Pokuttya region, western part of Ukraine. This area is characterized by a large amount of embroidery on the sleeves. This particular design consists of 9,000 circles, each one is formed by 13 stitches. Usually, such shirts were worn...
- Thu Jan 18, 2018 10:26 am
- Forum: USA
- Topic: What kinds of clothing did the USA pioneers wear?
- Replies: 3
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Real clothing of American Pilgrims . Their wardrobe included red velvet, deep V-waistline, and fashionable doublets. Surface decoration included applied grade fringe, also decorative wings or piccadilly to disguise the removable and reversible sleeves, expensive linen puffy shirts with shell button...
- Tue Jan 16, 2018 2:36 pm
- Forum: Afghanistan
- Topic: Folk wedding dress of Afghanistan
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The traditional dress of the nomadic Kuchi tribe is bright and colorful, showcasing intricate embroidery. Green is significant in Islamic tradition because of its association with paradise.
- Mon Jan 15, 2018 10:42 am
- Forum: Caribbean countries
- Topic: Folk costumes of Dominica
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Women’s folk costume of Dominica (the Caribbean). It is called “jip”. Basically, it consists of a white blouse with open neck and a lot of frills and a skirt made from madras cloth. The skirt called “jupe” is often worn over an ankle-length petticoat called “jupon”. The headdress of Dominica is a un...
- Thu Jan 11, 2018 11:04 am
- Forum: Various pieces of national clothing
- Topic: Jewelry as a part of national costumes
- Replies: 6
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Traditional Indian jewelry pieces for women – nath and nathni Nath is a hoop-shaped nose ring with a chain. Nathni is a hoop-shaped nose ring but without a chain. Nathni is worn in the western Indian states of Gujarat and Rajasthan. It is a bridal jewelry item with a deeply symbolic meaning. Some In...
- Tue Jan 09, 2018 10:01 am
- Forum: General clothing topics
- Topic: Traditional textile dyeing techniques. Natural dyes
- Replies: 2
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Peruvian traditional dyes. Peruvians use various ingredients to dye the yarn: cochinilla (insect that lives on cacti), corn, flowers, indigo, roots of sachaparakay, etc. If the yarn becomes too red, they can change its color by using lemon. The yarn is boiled together with the dyes for several hours...
- Mon Jan 08, 2018 6:23 pm
- Forum: Ukraine
- Topic: Photos of Ukrainian traditional attire
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Ukrainian female costumes from Carpathian and Ciscarpathian regions (western part of Ukraine). Costume1.jpg The one on the left is from Kosiv district, Ivano-Frankivsk region. It consists of a long embroidered shirt, a skirt-like garment called “zapaska”, a woven belt called “kraika”, a sleeveless v...