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Архаический головной убор (археология, этнография, народное искусство)
Archaic headgear (archaeology, ethnology, folk art)

Author(s): Natalia V. Zhilina
Subject(s): History, Anthropology, Social Sciences, Archaeology, Fine Arts / Performing Arts, Customs / Folklore, Visual Arts, Middle Ages, Modern Age
Published by: Издательский дом Stratum, Университет «Высшая антропологическая школа»
Keywords: archaic; headgear; wreath; width-like gear; kichka-like gear; cap; kokoshnik; decorations; retrospective method

Summary/Abstract: An archaic headgear made of natural materials is a work of folk art. It has similar stages of development in different regions. These stages are known by archaeological and ethnological material. Delineations of Medieval Ages and modern history reflect the forms of archaic headgear. Creative activity of 19—20 centuries also repeats these forms. So, the retrospective method, based on different sources of the same phenomena, can be used.The main types and stages of the headgear characterized in the article are: maiden wreath, female band gear, width-like gear, kichka-like gear, cap and kokoshnik. Typical characteristics of headgear in the whole and its decorations are defined for every stage.The purpose of the article was to show the retrospective method of research, using sources of different epochs and regions.

  • Issue Year: 2010
  • Issue No: 6
  • Page Range: 255-267
  • Page Count: 13
  • Language: Russian