The kokoshnik (Russian: коко́шник, [kɐˈkoʂnʲɪk]) is a traditional Russian headdress worn by women and girls to accompany the sarafan, primarily worn in the northern regions of Russia in the 16th to 19th centuries.
Russian tiaras are known by word kokoshnik. Today the headdress Kokoshnik is a part of Russian traditional costume. Kokoshniks presented in our shop are handmade and skillfully decorated in Russia. Russian headdresses are usually bought together with traditional dresses or costumes and used for dance performances and theaters.
Russian tiaras were a popular head decorative element in Russia in XVIII century. Kokoshniks have a great variety of headwear versions and styles across Russia. The best known kokoshnik has a high front shaped like a crescent with rounded edges. The front of a kokoshnik is decorated with golden thread and pearls embroidery.
Note: Last photo is for display purpose to show how it looks.