Re: [sig] White velvet clothing
> I've found a few depictions of 10th century Rus/Slav men wearing allI don't know about Slavic groups for sure, but in Fenno-Ugric tribes white
> white. Is there any evidence of this? Or did a modern artist have an idea
> and then others copied the idea?
> If there is historic precedence for it� Is there any significance to it?
> My wife suggested it might be religious or ceremonial clothing.
clothes were worn for religious holidays and feasts. That info is from
historical era, but it probably was the same earlier, too. Sacred colours
usually don't change much.
"Ja roistot ratsastivat p�pelikk��n nauraen ja kadoten kuin sakset, ja
kaunis neito huusi kuin hiomalaikka."
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