10906RE : [sig] request for help
- Apr 25, 2006For late period, I would recommend looking at Eugenia Tolmachoff's article on court costume:
For mid period, try the 15th Century Novgorod Merchant's Wife article:
I converted a mundane wool coat into something Russian-looking, so if you have specific questions, please feel free.
One problem is that "all" Russian coats hide the fur inside - so most of your mink won't show. Almost a waste, really.
Sofya la Rus
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>I have procured a full length mink[Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
>coat and would like to make a mid-late period Russian winter coat. I have
>no idea where to begin my research or how to make or where to purchase the
>pattern. If any idea, suggestions or help would be appreciated. I also
>have a white rabbit coat that I would like to make something with that I
>don't know what to do with. Any help would be very appreciated.
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