Turkish Fashion | Photo taken at the Ankara Folk Dance and Music Festival | Photo credit Jeff Malet

Turkish Folk Fashion (Ankara Folk Dance and Music Festival (photo credit: jeff malet)

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The Bulgarian Maiden of the Rhodope mountains were strongly associated with Orpheus, the god of dreams. Rodop includes Smolyan and Krdzhali oblasts, as well as the southern extensions of Plovdiv and Khaskovo oblasts

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Traditional festive headgear of an Üsküdarlı Tahtacı woman, from the Bergama region.  Gold (imitation) coins and glass beadwork.  The Tahtacı are Alevi Türkmen.  Picture from ca. 2005.

Traditional festive headgear of an Üsküdarlı Tahtacı woman, from the Bergama region. Gold (imitation) coins and glass beadwork. The Tahtacı are Alevi Türkmen.

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 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).

Close-up of a traditional festive costume from the Karakeçeli (Yörük) villages of the Keles district (south of Bursa). Village (rural) style, ca. mid-20th century. (Kavak Costume Collection - Antwerpen/Belgium).

Close-up of a traditional festive costume from the Karakeçeli (Yörük) villages of the Keles district (south of Bursa). Village (rural) style, ca.

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. Late 20th century.

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.

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 headdress from Merkez Kapıkaya köyü (near Bergama, north of Izmir). Mid-20th century. Ethnic group: Alevi Türkmen. (Kavak Costume Collection - Antwerpen/Belgium).

Close-ups of a traditional bridal-festive costume from the Urfa province. 1980s. From the Arabic speaking population of the region. Turkey

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).

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. Rural style, 1950-1975.

A bridal headgear of the Alevi Türkmen from Kozak Yaylası, near Bergama.

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