Different colours-the same meanings Hungarian folklore. Its main functions : Protect our body Decorate Emphasize social rank. Clothing at all. „ Dress code ”: written rules about where and what to wear depending on occassion and status since the 16th century
Therearefour main regions and severalsubregionsinHungarianfolklore: Northern (felvidéki), Western (dunántúli), Eastern (alföldi) and Transylvanian
Ifyouknowthesigns, youcandecode almost everythingabouttheperson: where he/she is from, his/her status, age, job, rank, financialsituation, theoccassion he/shedressedfor.
Forwomen’sclothesare more colourful, letusdecodesomecolours:
Black – a woman of advancedage
/Thiscolour has notbeenthesign of mourning, onlyinthelastfewdecades/