Tag Archives: Tatar national costumes

Historical Tatar national costumes from Siberia, the Crimea and the Volga region.

Tatar woman from Tomsk Siberia.

Tatar woman costume. Traditional Tomsk Siberia clothing.

Tatar woman from Tomsk. Asia.

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.

A Tatar Woman of Kusnezk.

Tatar costume. Teleutan Kusnezk folk dress. Traditional Russian national costume

A Tartar Woman of Kusnezk

A Tatar Woman of Kusnezk 1803.

Une Femme Tatare de Kousnetzk, par derrière.

THE Teleutans, or Telengoutes, known by both appellations, apparently derive their name from the Telengout lake, near the Ob. Although they are not a nation purely Kalmuc, the Russians call them White Kalmucs either from their coining from the White Mountains, from their being of a lighter complexion than the other wandering nations, or, because the word ” white ” sometimes signifies free. Continue reading

A Female of the Nogai Tribe of Tatars.

Nomadic Nogai tribes dress. Traditional russian national costume. Tatar costume

A Female of the Nogai Tribe of Tartars.

A Female of the Nogai Tribe of Tartars.

Une Femme des Tatars Nogais. 

NEXT to the Kaptchak tribe, the horde of Nogai Tartars was, for a long time, the most celebrated of the west. It was founded in the thirteenth century by Nogai, Tartar general, who, after having subdued the nations inhabiting the northern coasts of the Black Sea, was unwilling that his conquests should become the property of the Khan of Kaptchak, and therefore formed a colony of his own, in the country he had conquered. Continue reading

Back Figure of a Female Tatar of Kazan. 

Traditional Tatarstan folk dress. Traditional Russian national costume

Back Figure of a Female Tartar of Kazan.

Back Figure of a Female Tartar of Kazan 1803.

Une Tatare de Kazan, par derniére.

SUBMISSIVE to the laws of the Alcoran, the Tartars can never possess more than four legitimate wives; each of whom enjoys the same rights. The purchase-money paid to the parents of the bride is called kalym. Continue reading

A Nogayan or Katschintz Tatar woman

Traditional Nogayan or Katschintz Tartar folk dress.

A Katschintzian Tartar Woman.

A Nogayan or Katschintz Tartar Woman

Une Femme Tatare de Katschintz.

THE Katschintzian females wear trowsers, and short boots in the shape of stockings, made of skin, and ornamented with embroidery. Their under garment is long, and is either of thin China cotton, or of silk; the outer one is of fine cloth, skin, or silk; it is a sort of robe with long skirts, and is made to fold over in the front. Their holiday dresses are decorated with embroidery, elegantly worked, and the edges are trimmed with rich fur, or with different coloured stuff. Continue reading

A Katschintzian Tatar Girl. Krasnojarsk costume.

Katschin Krasnojarsk folk dress. Traditional Russian national costume. Edward Harding

A Katschintzian Tartar Girl.

A Katschintzian Tartar Girl. Krasnojarsk folk dress.

Une Fille Tatare de Katschintz.

IN the province of Krasnojarsk, on the banks of the Yenessei, and of several rivers enriching that great stream, are to be found a tribe of Tartars called Katschintzki. Their country is mountainous, but fertile. Continue reading

Costume of a Tatar Girl of Kusnezk.

Kusnezk Tartar folk dress. Traditional Russian national costume.

A Tartar Girl of Kusnezk.

A Tartar Girl of Kusnezk 1803.

Une Fille Tatare de Kousnetzk.

THE dress of the Teleutans is not less miserable than their mode of living. Their women, however, sometimes wear garments of silk, and decorate their ears with rings and small chains. The hair is divided into two or more braids, and ornamented with ribbons, small shells, and various other embellishments. The women, married as well as single, arc in the habit of wearing a cap trimmed with beads and small medals, over which they wear a flat bonnet trimmed with a border of fur. Continue reading