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.
Russian head-dresses, Россия.19 век. Однорогий кокошник "Златоглав". Собрание предметов русской старины Натальи Леонидовны Шабельской, Headdress Date: first quarter 19th century Culture: Russian Medium: silk, linen, glass, mother-of-pearl, metal Credit Line: Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, 2009; Gift of Mrs. Edward S. Harkness in memory of her mother, Elizabeth Greenman Stillman, 1931