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Le Costume Populaire Russe (Russian Folk Costume)

Start Date 18 March 2009
End Date 23 August 2009
Venue Fondation Pierre Bergé – Yves Saint Laurent
Location Paris, France
Curator Jeanna Chistakovia and Elena Maldevskaia
Designer Christophe Martin

Worn during seasonal festivals and weddings, traditional Russian clothing of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries wonderfully represents popular traditions, which are highlighted by the subtle play of layered fabrics and nuances in color.