Traditional festive costume from the Konya province. Clothing style: mid-20th century. This is a recent workshop-made copy, as worn by folk dance groups.
Close-up of a traditional festive costume from Türkmen villages in the Dinar district (Afyon province), e.g. in the valley of Çölovası. Style of the mid-20th century. (Kavak Costume Collection-Antwerpen/Belgium).
Turkish Balkan's (Trakya) folk costume
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.
The traditional bridal headgear of the district of Milâs (prov. Muğla). 2nd half of the 20th century. The yazma (headscarf) is embroidered with the ‘telkırma’-technique: geometrical motives obtained by sticking narrow metallic strips (often silver) through the fabric and folding them. The motifs are identical on both sides of the fabric.
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).
Two headscarves as worn by Yörük women from the Gördes district (110 km northeast of Manisa town). Top: a 'pullu yazma' (headscarf adorned with sequins). Bottom: a 'oyalı yazma' (headscarf edged with Turkish lace). Recent picture: at a Yörük festival in 2015.