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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 / Kokoshnik: traditional piece of female headware dating back to the century

A young Chuvash woman in her traditional dress and jewellery

A young Chuvash woman in her traditional dress and jewellery. Chuvash people are a Turkic ethnic group, native to an area stretching from the Volga Region to Siberia.

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Portrait of an Armenian couple wearing traditional clothes, Armenia - Atelier Marshalyan

Traditional costume of Sardinia..It looks amazing and impression !!!! Decor with a lot of fussy detail and cordinate colourful..

Traditional costume of Sardinia.It looks amazing and impression ! Decor with a lot of fussy detail and cordinate colourful.

Traditional costumes of the 'Kırım Tatarları' (Tatars from Crimea).  Style: early 20th century. These are recent workshop-made copies, as worn by folk dance groups.  Large groups of Tatar fled Crimea during the 19th century and settled in Turkey (e.g. in the province of Eskişehir, where they hold large and much attended Tatar gatherings/festivals each year).

Traditional costumes of the 'Kırım Tatarları' (Tatars from Crimea). Style: early 20th century. These are recent workshop-made copies, as worn by folk dance groups. Large groups of Tatar fled Crimea during the 19th century and settled in Turkey (e.g. in the province of Eskişehir, where they hold large and much attended Tatar gatherings/festivals each year).

TBILISI, GEORGIA - OCTOBER 9: Participant of Georgian Folk Autumn Festival - Tbilisoba, in azerbaijan traditional costume dancing Asma Kasma dance, October 9, 2011 in Tbilisi, Georgia. by Anna Bogush, via ShutterStock

TBILISI, GEORGIA - OCTOBER Participant of Georgian Folk Autumn Festival - Tbilisoba, in azerbaijan traditional costume dancing Asma Kasma dance, October 2011 in Tbilisi, Georgia - buy this stock photo on Shutterstock & find other images.

Abito tradizionale Sardegna. Muravera #TuscanyAgriturismoGiratola

Abito tradizionale, Muravera comune, Province of Cagliari, Sardinia

Hanfu:traditional Chinese costume. Zhang Xinyu in 'Empress of China'.

Zhang Xinyu in 'Empress of China'.

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