Russian knights (= bogatyry) in the centuries. Their shields contain Rurik's sign as falcon that later was transformed into the arms of Russia. Bogatyr has got another meaning, in medieval Russia he was a knight-hero that rescued his country.
Princess Zinaida Yusupova wearing a traditional Russian head-dress. Portrait by Konstantin Makovsky. The kokoshnik is the more commonly used name for a variety of traditional Russian head-dresses worn by women and girls to accompany the sarafan.