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.

Beautiful kokoshnik with pearls! - 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 to centuries.

Konstantin Egorovich Makovsky (Russian, 1839-1915)

Beautiful Konstantin Egorovich Makovsky (Russian, Konstantin Egorovich Makovsky (Russian, Beautiful Konstantin Egorovich Makovsky (Russian, Source by shtusha

russian beauty in a landscape / wassily kandinsky / 1905

Wassily Kandinsky [Rusia > Russian Beauty in a Landscape > 1905 > woodcut.

Chekist chic: "In the Soviet 1920s, the leather jacket was THE communist fashion statement ..."

Chekist chic: "In the Soviet the leather jacket was THE communist fashion statement .

First Petrograd Partisan Detachment (1918) Composed of workers from Petrograd factories

First Petrograd Partisan Detachment Composed of workers from Petrograd factories

A parade under the banners "We will liquidate the kulaks as a class" and "All to the struggle against the wreckers of agriculture."

A parade under the banners "We will liquidate the kulaks as a class" and "All to the struggle against the wreckers of agriculture.

It was already dark when he passed the streets of Moscow towards his home. There was a proverb, a new one, born already, that you could only meet shady persons or chekists during Moscow nights. Well, it was at least partly true, admitted Maxim. He noted that the new year celebrations passed already, but often the decorations were not yet removed. Maxim noted to report on that to the city officials. What a waste of precious electricity that our plants are starving for.

It was already dark when he passed the streets of Moscow towards his home. There was a proverb, a new one, born already, that you could only meet shady persons or chekists during Moscow nights. Well, it was at least partly true, admitted Maxim. He noted that the new year celebrations passed already, but often the decorations were not yet removed. Maxim noted to report on that to the city officials. What a waste of precious electricity that our plants are starving for.

N. I. Shestopalov: Workers Defend Petrograd (1919) In the fall of 1917, armed workers are fighting Cossacks.

Shestopalov: Workers Defend Petrograd In the fall of armed workers are fighting Cossacks.

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