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Gwen et Soazik

Gwen et Soazik

The cap back view with the pleated skirt - Gold and pearl jewelry adorn the bodice. The cap is placed on a small tiara made of cords which encloses a small cap and keeps the cap. Its wings are folded back.

Mère et fillette bigoudènes en costumes traditionnels lors d'une manifestation culturelle| Finistère Bretagne

Gwen et Soazik

Mère et fillette bigoudènes en costumes traditionnels lors d'une manifestation culturelle| Finistère Bretagne

Russian Girl w/ Kokoshnik: A traditional piece of female headware dating back to the 17th century.  It is most closely tied to matrimony;  married women were forbidden to show their hair in public,  w/ the Kokoshnik it could be plaited and tucked under, out of view.  Banned by Peter the great for the social elite, it was brought back by Catherine the Great, & has remained a patriotic symbol since, & is often seen at weddings. Character

Russian Girl w/ Kokoshnik: A traditional piece of female headware dating back to the 17th century. It is most closely tied to matrimony; married women were forbidden to show their hair in public, w/ the Kokoshnik it could be plaited and tucked under, out of view. Banned by Peter the great for the social elite, it was brought back by Catherine the Great, & has remained a patriotic symbol since, & is often seen at weddings. Character

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