Vologda Gubernia. 19th century

These types of headdress — known as sbornik, morkhatka or shamshura in the North — were usually richly adorned with gold embroidery and mother of pearl, but never with gold fringes. This was probably the idea of antique dealers or collectors, to “decorate” them.

«Виртуальный Русский музей» в социальных сетях: