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.

Note:  Russia Kamchatka Peninsula. Types of Kamchadales.

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