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Russian sarafan   19th century Culture: Russian Medium: silk, cotton or linen Dimensions: (a) Length at CB: 41 in. (104.1 cm) (b) Length at CB: 17 1/2 in. (44.5 cm)

Russian sarafan century Culture: Russian Medium: silk, cotton or linen Dimensions: (a) Length at CB: 41 in. cm) (b) Length at CB: 17 in.

Apron 19th century Russian

Apron Date: century Culture: Russian Medium: linen, cotton Dimensions: Length: 48 x 48 in. cm) Credit Line: Gift of Miss Is.

Simple Sarafan, here with belt. http://folkcostume.blogspot.co.uk/  FolkCostume: The 5 types of Russian folk Costume

Hello All, I made some reference in my last posting to the 5 types of Russian folk costume, and I thought that I would do a quick summary t.

russian Sarafan

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

apron, Russian

Depictions of the goddess are common in Russian embroidery, traditionally associated with fertility. Birds are associated with Goddess worship for their proximity to divine beings through their home in the sky.

В костромском музее ... Russian peasant dress ...

Traditional costumes of peasant girls from Kostroma Province, Russia, on display…

Russian national costume. Festive attire of a peasant woman from Voronezh Province, Russia. Middle 19th century. Authentic specimen from the State Russian Museum. #Russia #folk #costume

Festive attire of a peasant woman from Voronezh Province, Russia. Authentic specimen from the State Russian Museum.

"Русский народный костюм. Государственный исторический музей". - popova_art

"Русский народный костюм. Государственный исторический музей". - popova_art