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  • Alexey Kiyaikin aka Posadnik
    Oct 11, 2007
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      Greetings!

      FYI
      First Peter I ordered to wear Hungarian style Kaftans. It was about teh very start of his reign. Only in 10-15 years did he declare French style should prevail.

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      > 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)
      > > >
      > > >
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      > > >
      > >
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      > >
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