Beautiful kokoshnik with pearls! - The kokoshnik is a commonly used name for a variety of traditional Russian headdresses worn by women and girls to accompany the sarafan, primarily worn in the northern regions of Russia in the to centuries.
two Russian women in traditional costumes. Sitting lady wears sarafan (dress), shugay (short jacket), one-horned kokoshnik. Standing lady wears sarafan, dushegreya (bodice) and kind of kika (headdress)
THE BALL OF 1903 ~ Gowns for masquerade ~ Prince and Princess Felix (born count Sumarokov-Elston) and Zenaida Yussupov dressed in century boyar costumes at the Winter Palace in These were the parents of Felix Yussupov, murderer of Grigoriy Rasputin.