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Bursa dec 2007 1346.jpg

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All these pictures were taken at the Ethnographic Museum near the Blue Mosque and Blue Türbe.

Traditional headgear of a bride from Karakeçeli villages near the district town of Keles (55 km south of Bursa).
The hat is adorned with geometric beadwork. Second half of the 20th century.

Karakeçeli: Türkmen clan, belonging to the Kayı tribe of the Oğuz Turks (Osman I, founder of Ottoman Empire was a hereditary leader in the Kayı tribe). The Karakeçeli were first mentioned in Anatolian history at het battle of Malazgirt (1071).

Correspondent: J.M.Criel, Antwerpen.
Source: The Kavak Collection of Anatolian Costumes, Antwerpen/Belgium.

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