Card no 526 - Nikolay
The national costume of many countries!
Country Card Sent From: Russia
Place that Card Sender Lives: St. Petersburg
Date Received: 30th April 2013
Distance Travelled: 1,335 miles
Time Taken: 12 days
Postcrossing id – RU-1687981
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suitable for pinning on a wall.
This stamp is one of a series of four, issued in September 2011, depicting traditional head-dresses of Northern Russia. this one is a girl’s headband, European Russia’s North, mid-19th Century.
Man in a winter cap. European Russia’s North, end of XIX;
Girl’s headband. European Russia’s North, middle XIX;
Wimple. Pskov province, end of XIX;
Woman’s headdress. Archangelsk province, end of XIX-beginning of XX