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Anna Pavlova in a beautiful costume for a Russian dance. http://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/theatre-dance/features/picture-preview-anna-pavlova-twentieth-century-ballerina-7873178.html?action=gallery=5

Russia 1790,portrait of the great countess Alexandra Pavlova

Anna Pavlova (1881 –1931) Regarded as one of the finest classical ballet dancers in history as a principal artist of the Imperial Russian Ballet and the Ballets Russes of Sergei Diaghilev. Later she toured the world with her own company. Here she wears a Russian costume.

Zinaida Gippius, a Russian poet, a co-founder of Russian symbolism and one of the most intelligent women of her time. She left Russia in 1917 not to be executed. The Bolsheviks planned her assassination for the poems she wrote against them in France where she lived with her husband. They failed as she died earlier. | "Slaves, liars, murderers, thieves or fakers - I hate you all. But you, my Jude, you, all traitors, I hate most of all" | Image: Gippius, ca 1910. She is 40 years old in this p...

Chinese cultural dress. I believe it's in the style of the Qing dynasty.

Kokoshnik, russian style

Russian costume. Kokoshnik.

Russian style

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19th century Russian

Anna Pavlova, 1920s

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Russian folk costume

Russian courtiers dressed in traditional and historical Russian costume for the Romanov Anniversary Ball in 1903.

Kokoshnik - Russian Headdress http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-lxWdFGG5klo/TZ-6pXrTY2I/AAAAAAAAB28/I2NmFfY8o4g/s1600/hmX11QPibFj3UJWNzGjIJb.jpg

Russian aristocratic woman's costume, with kokoshnik headpiece 1890s

Costume from the 1993 Comédie-Française production of Moliere's "L'Impromptu de Versailles".

Anna Pavlova in costume for her Russian dance, 1910