Traditional festive dress from Yüksekova (prov. Hakkâri), near the border with Iran. Ethnic group: Kurdish. Clothing style: 1980s. Except for the silk headgear (called ‘kôfi’), this costume is also the summer weekday dress; encountering women dressed like this, tending a few cows and calves in the midst of fresh-green pastures, is a stunning experience. (Kavak Folklor Ekibi & Costume Collection-Antwerpen/Belgium).
Traditional festive costume from Trakya/Thrace. The large ‘şalvar’ (baggy pants) and the ‘yelek’ (sleeveless vest/bodice) are embroidered in the so-called ‘Rumeli’ style, (Kavak Costume Collection - Antwerpen/Belgium).
Başkirler - Başkortostan - Башкортостан - Türk Asya - Bilig Bitig, Asian Turkish, Тюрки России
Traditional festive costume for girls and young women, from the Türkmen villages in the Keles district (south of Bursa). Style: mid 20th century. Ethnic group: Karakeçeli. Even if these costumes are sold by folkloric workshops, most of the garments and accessories are authentic village items.