Category Archives: Siberian

Tatar woman from Tomsk Siberia.

Tatar woman costume. Traditional Tomsk Siberia clothing.

Tatar woman from Tomsk. Asia.

Tatar woman from Tomsk Siberia in 19th century.

Femme Tartare de Tomsk. Asie.

Gallery: Asian costumes by Auguste Wahlen. Manners, customs and costumes of all peoples of the world.

Russians in Siberia. Ethnic groups in 18th century

Solemn Oath. Traditional Russia costumes. Siberia Ethnik dresses

A Tunguzian taking a Solemn Oath

Russians in Siberia. Ethnic groups in 18th century.

A Tunguzian taking a Solemn Oath. Russians Travelling with Dog Sleads in Siberia. Mongolian Lady and Priest. Burattians Hunting.

From the book: ‘Navigantium atque Itinerantium Bibliotheca’, or ‘A Complete Collection of Voyages and Travels’ by John Harris’s. Commissioned under King George II of England, published in London, 1745.

Russia Samoyeds, Nenets costume in 19th century.

Russia Siberia Samoyeds.Traditional Nenets costume. Nomadic clothing

Russia Samoyeds.

Russia Samoyeds, Nenets costume in 19th century.

Samoyèdes.

The term Samoyedic peoples (Samodi peoples, Samoyed, Samojadj) summarizes those peoples, populations or groups of people who are using in the history Samoyedic languages. Originally they lived as nomads and subsisted on their reindeer herds, fishing and hunting. Today, they are largely sedentary. Some of these groups lived in the 19th century in parts of Central and South Siberia. The Nenets or Jurak-Samoyeds are scattered along the coast north-eastern Europe and western Siberia, from the estuary of the Northern Dvina up to the estuary of Yenisei. This includes the tundra region along the White Sea, the Kanin Peninsula, the Small tundra between the estuary of Mezen and Pechora, the Great tundra between Pechora and the Urals and the Yamal Peninsula. The Nenets are divided into two groups. Continue reading

Russia Kureck woman in 19th century.

Kureck Sakian Kurgans. Kazakhstan costume. Traditional Russia clothing. Ancient Asia dress

Russia Kureck woman.

 Russia Kureck woman in 19th century.

Sakian kurgans in Kazakhstan. Steppe nomads (Scythians, Sakas). The Sakas were an Iranian-speaking nomads in Central Asia.

Gallery: Asian costumes by Auguste Wahlen. Manners, customs and costumes of all peoples of the world.

Back Figure of a Yakutan Girl, Sakha traditional folk dress.

Sakha traditional folk dress. Traditional Russian national costume

Back Figure of a Yakutan Girl.

Back Figure of a Yakutan Girl, Sakha traditional folk dress 1803.

Front Figure of a Yakutan Girl

Une Fille Yakoute, par derrière.

THE most learned and revered of the Yakutan Aiouns, or priests, are those who can remember the names of the greatest number of divinities; but they are more indebted for the consideration they enjoy to their powers of magic, their tambour, and the oddity of their dress, than to their sacerdotal functions. Continue reading

Back Figure of a Yakut, Sakha in his Hunting Dress.

Yakut in his Hunting Dress. Sakha traditional folk dress. Traditional Russian national costume

Back Figure of a Yakut in his Hunting Dress.

Back Figure of a Yakut, Sakha in his Hunting Dress 1803.

Front of of a Yakut, Sakha in his Hunting Dress.

Un Yakout en Habit de Chasse, par derriére.

ALTHOUGH the Yakuti are condemned to a wandering state of existence, they rarely change their winter habitations: in autumn they return to the same huts which they occupied during the preceding winter. Continue reading