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Re[4]: [sig] Rus' coat closures

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  • Alexey Kiyaikin aka Posadnik
    Greetings! ... no-no-no. I meant the particular kaftan with belt-and-hook type fasteners. If you meant something else, then just never mind. bye, Alex.
    Message 1 of 1 , Jan 3, 2007
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      Greetings!

      > >As for pre-Mongol Novgorod, there WAS a garment (kaftan afair) with frogs dug out there. Not my >period, so there will be no book/fact references, - I simply had a chat with a guy from a neighboring re-
      > >creation club, who just made such for a re-creators event, referring to that excavation. The peculiar >thing, though, that [he said] it was the only one of the kind, thus there's no guarantee they used to wear >such, and it was not an accidental borrowing.
      >
      > In pre-Mongol Novgorod, the garment you refer to is known as a svita. Rabinovich indicates that this likely developed into what we now know as the kaftan or perhaps the zipun.
      no-no-no.
      I meant the particular kaftan with belt-and-hook type fasteners. If you meant something else, then just never mind.


      bye,
      Alex.
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