Folk clothing from Russia

Traditional Russian costumes. Women`s folk dresses.

Donetskaya province, Russia


Traditional woman clothing from Russia

Peasant costume from the Donetskaya province, Russia, 1900.
Photographer: Prokudin-Gorskiĭ, Sergeĭ Mikhaĭlovich, 1863-1944.
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Note:  Peasant girl of the village of Kieg island, Arkhangelsk.
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