JSS  Vol.3 No.3 , March 2015
How Did the Yakuts Fortify Themselves against the Cold?
ABSTRACT
This article is dedicated to the analysis of the heat-insulating function of winter clothes and personal cold-protective equipments (protectors), which grew out of use at the beginning of the XX century and now are kept in different museum funds. The author pays the main attention to the description of the material, production technologies, and functional heat-insulating properties of the traditional winter clothes and protectors. The article also discusses ethnocultural parallels of the traditional clothes.

Cite this paper
Petrova, S. (2015) How Did the Yakuts Fortify Themselves against the Cold?. Open Journal of Social Sciences, 3, 103-108. doi: 10.4236/jss.2015.33017.
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