Dyabaka, women’s headgear.
Yakutskaya Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic
кон.ХIХ в. - нач.ХХ в.
Fur (wolverine - Gulo gulo); fur (otter); cloth: cotton velvet; cloth: brocade; cloth: cotton; cloth: cloth; fibers (cotton wool); fur (tarbagan marmot); threads: metallic
It is conical, and sewn from glutton, marmot tarbagan, and otter fur. The trapezoidal crest of red felt with silver embroidery symbolized the goddess of fertility and child-bearing. Men, too, wore such caps until the mid-19th century. Later, it became a women’s festive headgear. White shamans and algyschits, or conjurers, also put it on for rites of invoking luminous deities. Abstract by M.V. Fedorova
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