These bonnet and cap-like headpieces all originate from Old Russia and are peculiar to the Russian slaves. The specimens shown here come from the governorates of Novgorod, Kaluga, Tver and Kursk.
Russia. Popular hairstyles. The traditional costume of Russian women especially the Kokoshnik (Russian: Коко́шник) has survived all innovations of fashion.
THE VAMPIRE AND ST MICHAEL. COSSACK FAIRY TALES. ONCE upon a time in a certain village there lived two neighbors; one was rich, very rich, and the other so poor… Read More
Designs for Silk Embroidery from Ukraine
Opera costume for Sadko by Natalia Goncharova. Russian folk tale.
NOTES ON THREE ICONS. BY LEONARD WHARTON.
THE SOUL OF RUSSIA. ILLUSTRATIONS. Nicolas Roerich. The Ancestors of Man. Décor de Théâtre. The Arrow of the Allies. After a painting by Leon Bakst.
Peasant costumes from Arkhangelsk Oblast and Veliky Novgorod, Russia 1912. Peasant art in Russia by Charles Holme.
Russian peasant girl of the village of Kieg island, Arkhangelsk. Russia 1899
Latvia. Lettish people from Lyutsinsky district of Vitebsk Provinces.