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  • Tim Nalley
    Oct 11, 2007
      Ditto. I would love to have been a fly on the wall in
      Peter's court to see the success ratios of courtiers
      who converted caftans to Russian versions of
      prevailing French fashions.
      --- lord_varsonofii <kaskus@...> wrote:

      > Russia's clothing actually changed very little until
      > Peter the great
      > began the westernization of fashion styles. I would
      > bet that the
      > clothing depicted is very much the same as that from
      > period.
      > ~ Varsonofii
      >
      > --- In sig@yahoogroups.com, "Sam W"
      > <wootduosmaster@...> wrote:
      > >
      > >
      > http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:Kostromatsar.jpg
      > >
      > > "Illumination from a book dated to 1673. It
      > represents a crowd at the
      > > Ipatiev Monastery imporing Mikhail Romanov's
      > mother to let him go to
      > Moscow
      > > and become their tsar."
      > >
      > > Now, to me, what those people are wearing wouldn't
      > look out of place
      > before
      > > 1600... Right?
      > >
      > > ~Kotek
      > > (Totally doing research for his essay)
      > >
      > >
      > > [Non-text portions of this message have been
      > removed]
      > >
      >
      >
      >



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