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Ukrainian embroidered headdress called “ochipok”

Posted: Tue Jul 26, 2016 10:00 am
by sofiya
The traditional Ukrainian headdress used by married women is called “ochipok”. It is a kind of bonnet or a tight-fitting skull cap. It covers the hair and keeps it in place. The Kerchief is worn on top of ochipok; females seldom wore ochipok alone. But nevertheless, this headgear is often richly embroidered and decorated. Here you are several photos.
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