Sarafan, the Russian folk costume that was traditional dress for peasant women up until the century. It was a closed skirt pulled up higher for cold weather. Pinafore was a like dress that hangs from under the arms down to the ankles
Russian Sarafan - It is a pinafore-like dress that hangs from under the arms down to the ankles. It used to be worn by women in Russia. It might have been derived from the panjova, another Russian garment.