Re: [sig] Povoinik pattern
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-- Kseniia S.
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From: "Lisa Kies" <lkies@...>
Sent: Wednesday, July 31, 2002 4:42 PM
Subject: Re: [sig] Povoinik pattern
> On Wed, 31 Jul 2002, Kseniia Smol'nyanina wrote:
> > Does anybody have a pattern or instructions for making a povoinik (the
> > tight-fitting cap described on Sofya la Rus'
> > website?(http://www.strangelove.net/~kieser/Russia/KWChead.html) I've
> > seen one up close, and I can't quite make out how it's done from the
> > on the site.
> In it's most basic form, the povoinik is a circle (or oval, I suppose)
> with a simple band around the edge to fasten it to the head. See
> http://www.strangelove.net/~kieser/Russia/Garb/panova.gif for an example.
> This pattern should resemble the form of the volosnik (netted "povoinik")
> I show on my headdress page.
> Another pattern I've seen (courtesy of Seraphima Yaroslavna's garb class)
> is a circle edged by a band to go around the top of the head, and a
> half-circle attached in back to cover the lower back of the head with
> strings around the edge to gather it around the hair. See
> http://www.strangelove.net/~kieser/Russia/Garb/navershnik.gif. This
> pattern is closest to the illustrations you see on my Headdress page, if
> you ignore the extra forehead and nape decorations.
> Here's a quick sketch I made of what the two patterns would look like from
> the side:
> I hope this helps.
> Sofya la Rus
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