Ethnic Costumes of Russia in Gorgeous Color Photos

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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

“Soroka” headdress

A dress from Arkhangelsk province

Traditional bridal dress from Arkhangelsk province

Bridal headdress from Voronezh province

Festive dress of Northern regions

Traditional headdress from Novgorod province

Ethnic costume of Tula province

(via Local fashion)

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