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Russian woolen and knitted shawls

Date : 2011-11-02 10:51:51

Description : Russian shawl since old times was an essential part of woman’s costume and has large importance. Till this time a woman, who is entering into the church, should have her head covered with a shawl. In accordance with Russian traditions a married woman could not be in public without a shawl on her head. Each woman had many different shawls for any season and any occasions. That is Russia has old and significant traditions of making shawls. (...) 

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