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'What's in Her Wardrobe?'
An Early XIX Century Guide to Women's Fashion in Russia

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A timeline of events surround Alexander Pushkin'sEugene Onegin.

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Champagne and Strasbourg pie highlights French influences on the eating habits of Russian elites.

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Often worn to keep warm during the coldest months, fur coats were a staple worn by the masses; paired with both traditional Russian clothing and the western European styles.

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Made from bast fibers, these woven shoes were often worn by traditional Russian shepherds.

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A sash, or 'кушак', was often worn wrapped around the waist. Often stitched in traditional colors of scarlet or gold, sashes were popular accessories worn around frocks.

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The tall leather boots of the Russian guardsman were equipped with metal spurs.