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Re: [sig] White velvet clothing

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  • Noora Salminen
    ... I don t know about Slavic groups for sure, but in Fenno-Ugric tribes white clothes were worn for religious holidays and feasts. That info is from
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      > I've found a few depictions of 10th century Rus/Slav men wearing all
      > 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.
      >
      I don't know about Slavic groups for sure, but in Fenno-Ugric tribes white
      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.

      - Rakka

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