rosecuivre: 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 16th to 19th centuries.
Russian noblewoman (boyarynya) costume in the fashion of the 17th century. Modern replica, inspired by the 1903 costume ball. Cuff of a blouse: pearls, semi-precious stones, gold thread; embroidery. #history #Russian #costume
Georges Lepape - Denise Poiret at ‘The One Thousand and Second Night’ party, 1911 from Ballets Russes Style by Mary E. Davis; Paul Poiret-designed costume for the party from the Met Museum. source theatreoffashion