Russian Girl w/ Kokoshnik: A traditional piece of female headware dating back to the 17th century.  It is most closely tied to matrimony;  married women were forbidden to show their hair in public,  w/ the Kokoshnik it could be plaited and tucked under, out of view.  Banned by Peter the great for the social elite, it was brought back by Catherine the Great, & has remained a patriotic symbol since, & is often seen at weddings. Character

Russian Girl w/ Kokoshnik: A traditional piece of female headware dating back to the 17th century. It is most closely tied to matrimony; married women were forbidden to show their hair in public, w/ the Kokoshnik it could be plaited and tucked under, out of view. Banned by Peter the great for the social elite, it was brought back by Catherine the Great, & has remained a patriotic symbol since, & is often seen at weddings. Character

russian folk costume

russian folk costume

Doll in the costume of a Russian medieval princess

Doll in the costume of a Russian medieval princess

Russian costume in painting. "Russian Beauty in a Kokoshnik Headdress" by Andrey Shishkin, 2003. #art

Russian costume in painting. "Russian Beauty in a Kokoshnik Headdress" by Andrey Shishkin, 2003. #art

Ekaterina Geltzer, a Russian ballerina, wearing a traditional costume with a headdress "Kokoshnik". 1912.

Ekaterina Geltzer, a Russian ballerina, wearing a traditional costume with a headdress "Kokoshnik". 1912.

Маленькие радости.

Маленькие радости.

Russian Headdress. Drawings by N. Vinogradova. Complete Set of 16 Vintage Prints, Postcards in original cover -- 1971

Russian Headdress. Drawings by N. Vinogradova. Complete Set of 16 Vintage Prints, Postcards in original cover -- 1971

Кика красная и платок золотом расшитый | Art Party - творческая мастерская | Creative workshop

Кика красная и платок золотом расшитый | Art Party - творческая мастерская | Creative workshop

1000+ images about Medieval Russian Clothing on Pinterest | Winter ...

1000+ images about Medieval Russian Clothing on Pinterest | Winter ...

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Russian garb

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