And I don t care for the apron dress. My hubby is 10th century Rus and I would like to correspond somewhat with his area/time. I think theMessage 1 of 5 , Sep 29, 2011View Source<<snip>>
And I don't care for the apron dress. My hubby is 10th century Rus and I would like to correspond somewhat with his area/time.
I think the first question, is what do you mean by 'Rus' - do you mean Rus' as in Varangian Vikings, or a member of the Kievan Rus' state?
For dressing like an inhabitant of the Rus' state, you might like to look at the information Sofya la Rus has on her website:
Women's Clothing in Early Rus:
How-to, including patterns for the garments:
Including some 11th century artwork:
And, on her main page she has links to her translations of Russian history books:
If you want to be a traveling Viking chick, without the apron dress, I've previously posted some information about that option here:
Hope that's the sort of thing you were looking for,