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N.I. Shitova

Symbols of Cross and Prayer in Clothes of Uimon Old Believers

On the basis of field materials, collected during 1997-2007, the author reveals Christian symbols in traditional costume of the Uimon valley Old Believers settling in Ust-Koksa Region, Republic Altai. The paper considers religious and symbol significance of traditional Old-Believers' clothes.

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