Objects
Women's head band. Turkmen
Women's head band. Turkmen
Title
Women's head band
Ethnic groups
Turkmen
Territory
Turkmen Soviet Socialist Republic, Tashauzskaya Oblast, Kunya-Urgench district
Date
1950-1951
Collectors-person
Knorozov Yuri V.
Rubrics
Costume, Costume, headdress
Material
Cloth: calico
Dimensions
length 200.0; width 60.0
Number
РЭМ 6620-5
Annotation
Such a band was part of the headgear typical for the Atabai Yamoud women of the east coast of the Caspian Sea. A rectangular piece of fabric was folded cornerways into a strip up to 10 cm wide. It was wrapped around the head like a hoop and tied in a knot at the front, with the ends tucked in carefully. Since the 1940s, the Jafarbai Yamouds made the alyn-dany with a paper liner for strength. According to the registrar, the Yamoud women of Dashoguz wrapped such a band directly over a taqiya.