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.
Maiden's Headdress Kostroma Province Russia. Early 19th century Linen, cord, copper, foil, mother-of-pearl, glass, spangles and linen thread; braiding and embroidery. 28x33 cm Source of Entry: State Museum of Ethnography of the Peoples of the USSR, Leningrad. 1941