Front & rear of a traditional festive ‘başlık’ (headgear) from the Pomak villages near Biga (Çanakkale prov.), mid-20th c. The ‘imitation hair’ (on the back) is not very elaborated, and used by betrothed or married girls/women, who cover their hat with a large headscarf. Adorned with glass and plastic beads, metal (imitation) Ottoman coins, (cotton or orlon) tassels and pom-poms, and sequins (both metallic and mica). (Inv.nr. ba$035 - Kavak Costume Collection - Antwerpen/Belgium).