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Vera’s seasons

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Vera is wearing a plush coat she wangled to buy in a store in the Volozhin district. She has a kerchief on called a shalinovka decorated with flowers. Vera was wearing this kerchief when she met her future husband, Sergei.
Vera is wearing a plush coat she wangled to buy in a store in the Volozhin district. She has a kerchief on called a shalinovka decorated with flowers. Vera was wearing this kerchief when she met her future husband, Sergei.
Vera in her daughter’s wedding dress.
Vera is wearing a dress her daughter sewed to qualify as a tailor. The beads were brought back from France by Vera’s sister.
Vera in a dress she had tailored at a dressmaker so as to obtain gold fabric for her daughter’s prom dress. They planned to have it made in Minsk.
Vera is wearing her daughter’s prom dress. To obtain the fabric and have the dress made at the Fashion House in Minsk rather than in Volozhin, Vera had to buy violet fabric and had another dress made for her at the Volozhin dressmaker’s.
Vera has a belt on that she keeps in memory of her father.
Vera is wearing a dress given to her by a friend. Violet is her favorite color.
Vera is wearing trousers she bought when she was in hospital for cancer treatment. Vera dislikes trousers. She prefers skirts or dresses as casual wear. But everyone in her hospital unit was wearing trousers.
Vera has a dress on given to her as a present by her daughter-in-law. Vera was retired when her son married. The bride’s parents opposed the marriage. Vera invited the couple to live at her place and helped them raise their first-born.
Vera is wearing a coat she bought when the Soviet Union collapsed so that her savings were not wiped out by inflation.
Vera’s burial outfit and shoes.

On January 1, Vera who has spent her whole life in Volozhin celebrated her 91st birthday. She married, raised three children, worked and brought up her grandchildren. She is not afraid of old age, she believes these are her final seasons and that her life is coming to a close. She likes wearing fancy dresses. This wardrobe contains her entire life.

 

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