February 21, 2013

Språng in Barber's The Mummies of Ürümchi

I got ahold of a copy of Barber's The Mummies of Ürümchi (New York: W.W. Norton, 1999), looked up språng in the index, and went to the page.

Two women wore black hairnets that may or may not be made in språng.  That is all.  She adds a footnote defining språng and states that it is still done by "elderly peasants in parts of Greece, Scandinavia, and Central Europe." (p. 200)

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