12623Re: [sig] Re: An interesting image...
- Oct 11, 2007Ditto. 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
> ~ Varsonofii
> --- In email@example.com, "Sam W"
> <wootduosmaster@...> wrote:
> > "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
> > and become their tsar."
> > Now, to me, what those people are wearing wouldn't
> look out of place
> > 1600... Right?
> > ~Kotek
> > (Totally doing research for his essay)
> > [Non-text portions of this message have been
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