Woman's Headdress Kostroma Province Russia. Late 18th - early 19th century Velvet, linen, cotton, galloon, pearls, glass and metal thread; embroidered. 32x17x12 cm Source of Entry: State Museum of Ethnography of the Peoples of the USSR, Leningrad. 1941
The girlish costume. The Nizhny Novgorod Province Bandage, sarafan, shower//Nizhny Novgorod, colloquially shortened to Nizhny, is a city in the administrative center of Nizhny Novgorod Oblast and Volga Federal District in Russia
"The Russian women's costume was based on the "sarafan" (a kind of sleeveless dress). The "sarafan" ensemble became widespread in Russia at the turn of the century and consisted of a shirt, "sarafan", belt, and apron.