Dmitrii KORENEV. Clothing item „letnik” in the Russian women’s costume of the Middle Ages: a new perspective to approach the subject (Implementation of reconstruction method to justify the hypothesis)


The article discusses the issues of the genesis and evolution of female clothing during the early medieval Russia – “letnik”. The author attempts to rebuild this type of outfit and proposes a new vision based on the use of this female clothing item in Russia in the early medieval period before the beginning of the XVII century.

Key words: female clothing, “letnik”, early medieval period in Russia, reconstruction.

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