«Grechnivik». Russians. Altai region. Late 19th century.

«Grechnivik». Russians. Altai region. Late 19th century.

"Grechnivik" – type of male hat had a shape of top hat with the wide brim. Usually decorated with stripes of red cloth, silk ribbons, fringe, buttons and seed beads. The headdress was used as a festive hat of a groom.