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- Wed Apr 04, 2018 4:43 pm
- Forum: Japan
- Topic: Kimono and other clothing in Japan
- Replies: 7
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Japanese outer robe called “ uchikake ”. It is worn on top of the kimono. This particular garment is very colorful and adorned with embroidered images of a crane – one of sacred animals in Japanese culture. By the way, in modern Japan, the term “uchikake” is used only for the bride’s outerwear. Kimo...
Two ornate French court garments from the 18th century. On the left, camisole with a waistcoat; France, the second halt of the 18th century. On the right, camisole (a livery); France, the second halt of the 18th century. The garments are embellished with beautiful embroidery and pretty buttons. Cost...
- Thu Mar 29, 2018 9:36 am
- Forum: Native American tribes
- Topic: Traditional beadwork of Native Americans
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- Views: 103
Various examples of Native American traditional beading. After the glass beads were delivered to America by first British settlers, American Indian tribes started to use beads to decorate their folk clothing and accessories. Local females soon became skilled craftswomen and produced real masterpiece...
- Thu Mar 29, 2018 8:23 am
- Forum: Where to buy? Stores, craftsmen, manufacturers…
- Topic: Rizwan Celtic Works - Scottish clothing and accessories
- Replies: 0
- Views: 89
Hi, Ongoing an especially agreeable offer! We are contributing you very charming low-priced products (Sporrans, Belts & Buckles, Spats, Glengarry & Caps, Musical instruments, Bagpipes accessories, Footwear & Flashes. Tartan Kilts & Plaids, Jacket & Coats, Key rings and Masonic Re...
The process making traditional Ecuadorian straw hats called “toquilla”. These hats are hand-woven from palm fibers (a plant called “toquilla palm” or “jipijapa palm”). But the process of weaving and finishing the toquillas surprisingly is more complicated than you would think. Here is an article on ...
- Wed Mar 21, 2018 10:54 am
- Forum: Various pieces of national clothing
- Topic: Headdresses in different countries
- Replies: 14
- Views: 3057
Traditional female headdresses of Uzbekistan. These skull-caps are called “tubeteika”. They are often ornate – embellished with embroidery, beading, sequins, and jewels. Traditionally, young girls wear 4 braids and put the headpiece on top. But modern females often wear their hair loose under the ca...
- Thu Mar 15, 2018 10:32 am
- Forum: Ukraine
- Topic: Photos of Ukrainian traditional attire
- Replies: 9
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Ukrainian female costume from Poltava region (central part of the country). It consists of an embroidered shirt, a skirt-like garment called “plakhta”, a woven apron called “zapaska”, a fabric belt with ornate pom-poms, a small purse attached to the waist, a coral necklace, and a kerchief. national_...