Russian sarafan   19th century Culture: Russian Medium: silk, cotton or linen Dimensions: (a) Length at CB: 41 in. (104.1 cm) (b) Length at CB: 17 1/2 in. (44.5 cm)

Russian sarafan century Culture: Russian Medium: silk, cotton or linen Dimensions: (a) Length at CB: 41 in. cm) (b) Length at CB: 17 in.

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Maria Germanova/ the Moscow Art Theatre photographed in her fairy -role costume of The Blue Bird, (L’Oiseau bleu ), a 1908 play by Maurice Maeterlinck.

This object is from the collection of Natalia de Shabelsky (1841-1905), a Russian noblewoman compelled to preserve what she perceived as the vanishing folk art traditions of her native country. Traveling extensively throughout Great Russia, she collected many fine examples of textile art of the wealthy peasant class.

Date: century Culture: Russian Medium: silk, metal, cotton: This is another example of traditional Russian dress. The saran with the kokoshnik headdress.

Kokoshnik accessory for a fancy Court ball dress of Princess Elena Golitzine celebrating the Romanov's 300th Dynasty Anniversary, circa 1903.  Made of satin, brocade, lace, fake pearls, rhinestones, sequins, metallic thread;; sewing, embroidery. 14 x 16 cm.

Kokoshnik accessory for a fancy Court ball dress of Princess Elena Golitzine celebrating the Romanov's Dynasty Anniversary, circa 1903

Kokoshnik (headdress) of an unmarried woman, pearls, gold thread and mother-of-pearl plaques on silk and foil. Early 19th c, Vologda province.

Russian embroidery and lace - earl century Kokoshnik Kokoshnik (headdress) of an unmarried woman, pearls, gold thread and mother-of-pearl plaques on silk and foil. Early c, Vologda province.

Russian Dress, Probably 19th Century.

Dress Date: probably century Culture: Russian Medium: silk, metallic thread Dimensions: Width at Bottom (a): 43 in.

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