Russian peasant married couple wearing traditional casual dresses. Late 19th – early 20th century.
FolkCostume: The 5 types of Russian folk Costume
Sarafan, the Russian folk costume that was traditional dress for peasant women up until the 20th century. Middle and upper class women were quicker to discard the traditional costume - early in the 18th century - as a consequence of Peter the Great's efforts to modernize Russia.
Russian traditional costume of an unmarried peasant girl: an embroidered blouse, a sarafan (a kind of a sleeveless dress) and a nice headband (only married women wore kokoshniks).