Russian clothing history – Central Asian clothing

By |2017-06-08T09:06:26-07:00May 31st, 2017|Central Asia, Clothing|0 Comments

The Svyatoslav Family (Kiev, ca. 1000 AD) At the western end of Central Asia , Russian people, who were mostly farmers and not herdsmen in the Middle Ages, dressed more like their Byzantine neighbors to the south than like the Mongols. But it's cold enough in Russia that even very poor people had to own leggings [...]