European Robin (192 pieces jigsaw puzzle)
(192 pieces jigsaw puzzle) The European Robin, known simply as the Robin or Robin Redbreast in the British Isles, is a small insectivorous passerine bird, specifically a chat, that was formerly classified as a member of the thrush family but is now considered to be an Old World flycatcher. About 12.5–14.0 cm (5.0–5.5 inches) in length, the male and female are similar in coloration, with an orange breast and face lined with grey, brown upper-parts and a whitish belly. It is found across…
A traditional festive costume of the Üsküdarlı Tahtacı, from the Bergama region. Clothing style: ca. 1970. The Tahtacı are Alevi Türkmen. This costume is similar to those of nearby Kozan Yaylası, but it is simpler, and with beadwork ornaments instead of silver jewelry. (Kavak Costume Collection - Antwerpen/Belgium).
Three embroidered garments from the traditional female costume of Nebiköy (15 km NE of Tokat city): the ‘göğüslük (breast cover), the ‘iç saya’ (long shirt) and the ‘dış saya’ (outer robe with three panels). Style: 1960s. Ethnic group: Alevi Türkmen. This festive costume was still in use in the early 2000s. (Kavak Folklor Ekibi & Costume Collection-Antwerpen/Belgium).
Traditional bridal costume from the Izmit district (central district of the Kocaeli province). Ca. 1925-1950. The silk ‘entari’ (robe) is adorned with gold thread embroidery and metal sequins. These robes were (reportedly) also worn in the central district of the Balıkesir province, in the 1930-1940s.
Close-up of a traditional festive costume from the Şalpazarı district (70 km west of Trabzon). In the fashion of the late 1980s. Ethnic group: Çepni Türkleri. (Kavak Costume Collection - Antwerpen/Belgium).
A traditional bridal costume from Bodrum. Late-Ottoman style, ca. 1925-1950. The şalvar (baggy trousers), the ‘entari’ (long robe) and the ‘cepken’ (vest) are made of (golden metallic thread) embroidered velvet.
Traditional costume of the Alevi Türkmen of Hanak (prov. Ardahan, northeast-Turkey). Mid-20th century (but still very much in use today). The striking local traditional dress (with its extensive bead work) created a new home industry: the making of decorative dolls, which are sold in all of Turkey's major cities..& Orhan GENEL