These photos were taken in 1979 by Aleksandr Bozhko during ethnographic expedition around different regions of Russia. The costumes themselves date mostly from the 19th – early 20th centuries and are from the collections of different ethnographic museums of Russia.
“Kichka” headdress from Ryazan province
Ethnic dress from Ryazan province
A dress from Arkhangelsk province
Traditional bridal dress from Arkhangelsk province