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
Valencian traditional costume, Spain
One of the Iranian traditional clothes,Iranian folk costumes are varied.This difference is due to ethnic and cultural differences as well as differences in climate.
filigrana - form of working gold or silver like "crochet", typical of North Portugal. In parties of Viana do Castelo is traditional young women parading in costumes typical, and gold pieces such as filigree. Many people frequent the city these days to see the parade and gold around the neck of young women!