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Folk dress in Europe and Anatolia : beliefs about protection and fertility / edited by Linda Welters.

By: Welters, Linda
Language: English Publisher: Oxford : Berg, 1999.Description: xii, 243p. : ill., drawings, maps, photos. ; 24cm.ISBN: 1859732879ISSN: 1360-466X
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Includes bibl. references. - Contents: Introduction: Folk dress, supernatural beliefs, and the body / Linda Welters; On the antiquity of East European bridal clothing / E.J.W. Barber; Traditional Turkish women's dress: a source of common understandings for expected behaviors / Marlene R. Breu; The Peloponnesian "zonari": a 20th century string skirt / Linda Welters; Gilding the lily: dress and women's reproductive role in the Greek village, 1850-1950 / Linda Welters; Threads of life: red fringes in Macedonian dress / Vesna Mladenovic; The curious tale of the ultra-long sleeve: a Eurasian epic / E.J.W. Barber; Protection from harm: the shawl and cap in Czech and Slovak wedding, birthing and funerary rites / Patricia Williams; Living textile traditions of the Carpathians / Mary B. Kelly; The cultural significance of belts in Latvian dress / Linda Welters and Ira Kuhn-Bolsaitis; To ward off evil: metal on Norwegian folk dress / Laurann Gilbertson; The dynamic relationship between Lithuanian national costumes and folk dress / Ruta Saliklis.