Russia Kazakhstan Tatars Family in 19th century.

Russia costumes. Katschines Tartar Family. Traditional Kazakhstan Tatars clothing.

Katschines Tartar Family.

Russia Katschines Tartar Family in 19th century. Kazakhstan Tatars.

Famille Tartare Katschentses. Les peuples de race mongole.

Noble Persan. Asia.

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

Note:  China Jesuit missionary costume.

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