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Traditional weaving in Argentina. You can see a poncho with cute woven patterns on it and a woven belt decorated with folk designs. Brown, yellow, and white colors of yarn are typical for Argentinean weaving because these are the natural shades of llama and alpaca wool, used to make lots of traditio...
- Wed Jul 31, 2019 9:43 am
- Forum: Norway
- Topic: Bunad – Norwegian female folk outfit
- Replies: 8
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Amazing embroidery designs on Norwegian bunad dresses. Most of them are floral and very colorful. They adorn the women’s attire beautifully. The photos are from “Broderte Bunader” by Anne Kristin Moe. Photographer: Laila Duran. Bunad14.jpg Bunad15.jpg Bunad16.jpg Bunad17.jpg Bunad18.jpg Bunad19.jpg
- Mon Jul 22, 2019 8:47 am
- Forum: Various pieces of national clothing
- Topic: Jewelry as a part of national costumes
- Replies: 35
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Berber (Amazigh) women wear necklaces made from amber beads – often rather large ones. This material is rather valuable for Berbers. If to talk about precious metals, silver is the favorite one.
- Wed Jul 17, 2019 6:01 pm
- Forum: General clothing topics
- Topic: Fashion of the beginning of the 20th century around the world
- Replies: 8
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Chain-weaved theater purse. The Russian Empire, early 20th century. Look how beautiful the details are!
- Mon Jul 15, 2019 9:04 am
- Forum: Ukraine
- Topic: Photos of Ukrainian traditional attire
- Replies: 25
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Simple but elegant women’s attire from Vinnytsia region of Ukraine, the beginning of the 20th century. Exhibits of Vinnytsia Regional Museum of Local History.
Japanese traditional tabi socks. Truly unique socks with the big toe separated from other toes. Such a design was invented in the 15th century to fit Japanese folk shoes called “zori” and “geta”. The length of modern tabi can be different – from traditional ankle-length socks to contemporary split-t...