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Отново за българското традиционно облекло
Again about the Traditional Bulgarian Clothing

Author(s): Mirella Decheva
Subject(s): History, Social Sciences, Education, Cultural history, Sociology, Ethnohistory, Local History / Microhistory, Modern Age, Recent History (1900 till today), Special Historiographies:, Adult Education, State/Government and Education, Social development, Family and social welfare, Sociology of Culture, Sociology of the arts, business, education, Welfare services, The Ottoman Empire, Inclusive Education / Inclusion, Identity of Collectives
Published by: Национално издателство за образование и наука „Аз-буки“
Keywords: folk costumes; traditional clothing; ritual practices

Summary/Abstract: The article focuses on the “translation” of the language of clothing, which is characteristic of Bulgarians in modern language. The accumulated knowledge allows us to try to read the “language of clothing” as “our” ancestors “speak” and “write”. In order to read it, I draw both data about the style of Bulgarian folk clothing and examples of folk tales, ritual practices in a family environment. The aim is to reveal this “translated text” as a typical method of affirming the national identity on a local and national scale.

  • Issue Year: 25/2017
  • Issue No: 6
  • Page Range: 657-671
  • Page Count: 15
  • Language: Bulgarian