Traditional festive headgear of an Üsküdarlı Tahtacı woman, from the Bergama region. Gold (imitation) coins and glass beadwork. The Tahtacı are Alevi Türkmen.
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Traditional bridal/festive headgears of the Alevi villages west of Edremit (Balıkesir province). Mid-20th century. Ethnic group: Tahtacı, Alevi Türkmen. Some constituents of the headgear are late 19th / early 20th century (small plates with chains, copper/nickel/silver coins). (Kavak Folklor Ekibi & Costume Collection-Antwerpen/Belgium).
Traditional festive headdress from Merkez Kapıkaya köyü (near Bergama, north of Izmir). Mid-20th century. Ethnic group: Alevi Türkmen. (Kavak Costume Collection - Antwerpen/Belgium).
Traditional festive headgear from the Türkmen villages in the Keçiborlu district (lying North of Isparta). Adorned with beadwork, similar to that found with the Türkmen in the neighbouring Afyon-Dinar district.
Close-up of a traditional festive costume from the Karakeçeli (Yörük) villages of the Keles district (south of Bursa). Village (rural) style, ca.
Close-ups of a traditional bridal-festive costume from the Urfa province. From the Arabic speaking population of the region.
Close-ups of 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).
A bridal headgear of the Alevi Türkmen from Kozak Yaylası, near Bergama.