Alexandra Petrova collected a valuable collection of Crimean Tatar ornaments

Crimean Tatar ornaments collected by ethnographers in past centuries are now of great value for researchers, as well as modern masters. Amateur ethnographer Alexandra Petrova at the beginning of the 19th century.began to collect samples of the Crimean Tatar embroidery. By the end of her life, she amassed a huge collection — about 1.4 thousand ornaments.