Category Archives: Siberian

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 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