Qırğız (Kyrgyz) Headdress

Dating

Second half of 19th century C.E.

Qırğız (Kyrgyz) Headdress

Origin

Central Asia

Materials

Dimensions

61 cm

15 cm; 10 cm (tail)

15 cm

Culture

Tribe

Museum

Acquisition 

ID#

Qırğız (Kyrgyz)

Vedat Karadağ - Turkish Folk Art's Collection

ETH-368

Copyright Status

Vedat Karadağ - Turkish Folk Art, Copyright. Permission to display image obtained on 05/04/2022.

Source of Image

"Kyrgyz ceremonial long tail hat – Chach Kep. Extreme finely embroidered ear flaps and tail to cover long hair braids from evil eyes. They are worn under long white turbans. Kyrgyz zoomorphic motifs. Hand embroidered trim, silver forehead decorations, ivory buttons, silk metallic mixture tassels around front. Russian printed and plain cotton lining."