In Russia we find enamel ornaments on gold, silver and copper still as widely distributed
Russia 16th and 19th century. Historical persons and folk costumes.
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.
Peasant costumes from Arkhangelsk Oblast and Veliky Novgorod, Russia 1912. Peasant art in Russia by Charles Holme.
Sakha (Yakutia) is a republic in the north-eastern part of Asian Russia.
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.
Russian Yakut, inhabit of the Sakha Republic in 19th century. Yakoute. Gallery: Asian costumes by Auguste Wahlen. Manners, customs and costumes of all peoples of the world.
Asian costumes by Auguste Wahlen.
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