Folk dancers in the traditional century costume of the people’s militia from the Izmir region, performing a 'Zeybek' dance. Zeybek-dances are associated with the culture of the ‘Efe’ (warriors with nomadic Yörük origins, settled in Northwestern Anatolia).
Traditional festive women’s hats, from the Pomak villages near Biga (Çanakkale province), ca. 1925-1950. Adorned with metallic & mica sequins, several types of glass beads and balls, cotton ‘oya’ (Turkish lace) and late-Ottoman coins. Topped with a silver(y) ‘tepelik’ (hat cover). (Source: Tekin Uludoğan, Balıkesir).