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Suomen kansallismuseo / Kulttuurien museo. Kuva Markku Haverinen 2010. © Museovirasto. (Hantit ja mantsit)

This woman's smock is made from nettle fabric. It's totally hand-made. A Khanty woman has spun the yarn, dyed it, used roots to make a red and green dye and embroidered those wonderful ornaments in her rare free moments.

Suomen kansallismuseo / Kulttuurien museo. Kuva Markku Haverinen 2010. © Museovirasto. (hantit ja mantsit)

National Museum of Finland / Museum of Cultures. Photo Markku Haverinen © National Board of Antiquities, Finland.

Beautiful folk embroideries of Ingria, the geographical area of Russia near Finland and historically ethnic Finns | FolkCostume: Costumes and Embroidery of Ingria, part 1

Ingria ~ Beautiful folk embroideries of Ingria, the geographical area of Russia near Finland and historically ethnic Finns ~ Folk Costume: Costumes and Embroidery of Ingria

VCM, Khanty Shirt, front

VCM, Khanty Shirt, front

married women wear a headdress called sorokka, which is made of cloth with embroidery and/or appliqued ribbon, and ties around the head.

Head scarf with embroideries. FolkCostume&Embroidery: Rekko costumes of the Karelian Isthmus and Ingria, former regions of Finland and today national dresses of Finnish Karelian counties

naisen paita, shoba Venäjä, Tverin Karjala, Pogorelets, Zamyshkoi

naisen paita, shoba Venäjä, Tverin Karjala, Pogorelets, Zamyshkoi

Sielunlämmittäjä (Soulwarmer) part of the orthodox festive dress Sarafaani of Southeast Finland | Sarafaanit: Sielunlämmittäjän ohje ja kaava-arkki

Sielunlämmittäjä (Soulwarmer) part of the orthodox festive dress Sarafaani of Southeast Finland | Sarafaanit: Sielunlämmittäjän ohje ja kaava-arkki

National Museum of Finland / Museum of Cultures. Photo Markku Haverinen 2010. © National Board of Antiquities, Finland.

National Museum of Finland / Museum of Cultures. Photo Markku Haverinen © National Board of Antiquities, Finland.

Different sketch of a 15th Century Finnish dress.

A gown based on a find from Uvdal, Norway This is different, wonder at the gathering in the chest area. Due to how they used all of the fabric in a conservative manner, all those folds seem extravagant. Just my two pence.

paita  rekkopaijan yliset, naisen paita, yliset, rekkopaita Venäjä, Pohjois-Inkeri, Tverin Karjala, Länsi-Inkeri

FolkCostume&Embroidery: Rekko costumes of the Karelian Isthmus and Ingria, former regions of Finland and today national dresses of Finnish Karelian counties

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