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Russian Traditional Clothes

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Russian traditional costume of a young girl from Vologda Province, early 20th century. #folk #art

Russian traditional costume of a young girl from Vologda Province, early 20th century. #folk #art

Traditional costumes of boyars, Russian medieval aristocrats. 16th century, modern replica. #history

Traditional costumes of boyars, Russian medieval aristocrats. 16th century, modern replica. #history

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Más tamaños | Orthodox Beauty | Flickr: ¡Intercambio de fotos!

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Russia...my mom handmade a costume similar to this when I was a little girl....this one is so beautiful and regal.

Russia...my mom handmade a costume similar to this when I was a little girl....this one is so beautiful and regal.

Ensemble Date: 1850–1925 Culture: Russian Medium: cotton, linen

Ensemble Date: 1850–1925 Culture: Russian Medium: cotton, linen

Slavic Folklore Photography – Yakovley & Aleeva

Slavic Folklore Photography - Yakovley & Aleeva

Slavic Folklore Photography – Yakovley & Aleeva

Russian wool shawl, black with pink and orange roses and rowan berries, folk…

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The Eastern Orthodox marriage ceremony includes the "crowning" of the couple. They are told their role is to be the rulers of their household, but also that these are crowns of martyrdom. (The crown in Byzantine iconography indicates the person died for Christ. "Martyria" means witness; they witnesses their commitment to Christ) The sacrificial aspect of marriage is emphasized in the words of the rite.

What To Know About Russian Traditions and History

The Eastern Orthodox marriage ceremony includes the "crowning" of the couple. They are told their role is to be the rulers of their household, but also that these are crowns of martyrdom. (The crown in Byzantine iconography indicates the person died for Christ. "Martyria" means witness; they witnesses their commitment to Christ) The sacrificial aspect of marriage is emphasized in the words of the rite.

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