Qırğız (Kyrgyz) Headdress

Dating

19th century C.E.

Qırğız (Kyrgyz) Headdress

Origin

Central Asia

Materials

Dimensions

63 cm

18 cm

18 cm

Culture

Tribe

Museum

Acquisition 

ID#

Qırğız (Kyrgyz)

Vedat Karadağ - Turkish Folk Art's Collection

ETH-361

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, ivory buttons, transparent glass beads with silk-metallic tassels. Russian printed cotton lining."