RE: [sig] Re: Dushegreya
- Closer relation to the Italian Renn. Griona overdress,
which would have been maybe introduced into 15th C
Russia when so many Italian craftsmen were hired by
Sophia Palogius and Ivan the Great?
--- Lynda Fjellman <lfjellman@...> wrote:
> Not to mention the fact that there are sleeveless__________________________________________________
> over-dresses "out
> there" in Europe in 1500?
> Is it possible that they might have had some
> influence some were along
> the line?
> See, and i was under the impression that the sarafan
> is unrelated to the viking apron dress. I
> that the sarafan developed as a descendant of slavic
> overdresses that eventually lost their sleeves and
> became the 'jumper' style. There's really almost a
> thousand years between the heyday of the viking
> version and the sarafan -- that's a lot of fashion
> try and draw a straight line through.
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