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The Dynamic Relationship Between Lithuanian National Costumes and Folk Dress

Folk Dress in Europe and Anatolia : Beliefs about Protection and Fertility

Berg Publishers, 1999

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...In the late nineteenth century, before Lithuania gained its independence from Russia in 1918, the Lithuanian national costume was invented and worn by the educated classes for folk cultural performances.I contend that the concept...

Lithuanian Urban Dress, 1940s to Twenty-First Century

Djurdja Bartlett

Djurdja Bartlett is a Research Fellow at the London College of Fashion University of the Arts London. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Volume 9 : East Europe, Russia, and the Caucasus

Berg, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...In 1944, Soviet Russia annexed Lithuania, and it became one of the republics forming the Soviet Union. Lithuanian fashion establishments that existed from before the war were nationalized, and the new economic system of centralized...

Lithuania: Ethnic Dress

Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Volume 9 : East Europe, Russia, and the Caucasus

Berg, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...Lithuania, situated in northeastern Europe on the Baltic Sea, was until the twentieth century a nation of people living off the land. Up until 1970, more than half of Lithuania’s population lived outside of major urban areas. The country...

Lithuania: Urban Dress

Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Volume 9 : East Europe, Russia, and the Caucasus

Berg, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...In the first half of the twentieth century, Lithuania experienced the same economic and social changes as other countries of Central and East Europe. Features of capitalism were strengthening and bourgeois society was developing, which...