Tuuterin naisen kansallispuku. Kuva © Helmi Vuorelma Oy

Old national dress/Tuuterin naisen kansallispuku.

Orthodox Heritage    Eastern Finland, and particularly Karelia, has a long tradition of Orthodox religious and other influences from beyond the border. These are still apparent in everyday life, for example in what people eat.

Orthodox Heritage Eastern Finland, and particularly Karelia, has a long tradition of Orthodox religious and other influences from beyond the border. These are still apparent in everyday life, for example in what people eat.

traditional bride's attire in Houtskar archipelago, Finland, early 19th century.

traditional bride's attire in Houtskar archipelago, Finland, early century.

Finland: Google Image Result for http://www.karjalanliitto.fi/files/5/textsize/kansallispuvut_rajakarjala_kaukola.jpg

Finland: Google Image Result for http://www.karjalanliitto.fi/files/5/textsize/kansallispuvut_rajakarjala_kaukola.jpg

Finnish costumes

Finnish national costumes - based on historical findings specific to a certain area and traditional textile skills passed on for generations.

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FolkCostume&Embroidery: Rekko costumes of the Karelian Isthmus and Ingria. Drawn by Alli Touri

I AM looking for one more of these finnish "Orimattila" custumes!  It is very old (100 years ) and I would like to find another o e as old.    My mobile +46(0)760271267 /Elisabet   Så fin Orimatilladräkteb från Finland  (Med band på ogift flicka )

I am looking for one more of these finnish "Orimattila" custumes! My mobile /Elisabet Så fin Orimatilladräkten från Finland (Med band på ogift flicka )

Slightly different, simpler version of the Seiskari dress.

Slightly different, simpler version of the Seiskari dress.

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