Short Overview of Traditional Bridal Dress in Western Europe
Hello all, In 1840, Queen Victoria decided to be married in a white gown, and thus started a fad which is still with us. She chose white because she had some lace that she was very fond of, and wanted to use it in her wedding. There was nothing traditional about it. There was at that time no tradition of being married in white. Portraits of the wedding, like the one above, were widely seen and her choice in fashion was copied. All the symbolism attributed to the white gown are later…
Handmade braid on a sami reindeer herders tunic. Kautokeino. Sapmi. Norway. 1985
Bryan and Cherry Alexander Photography. Leading photograhers of polar regions with pictures of of indigenous peoples of the North and of Antarcticia.
Stilig samisk Luhkka eller mer presist kalt Láđđeluhkka til menn. Produsent er Risten-Márja M. Buljo fra Kautokeino, Norway. VSM.00731
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