Men’s winter headgear.
Yakut Oblast, ulus, Yakut Okrug
начало XX века
Costume, headdress, Costume
Fur; fur; fur (red squirrel – Sciurus vulgaris)
It is cylindrical, with a flat top sewn from black fox paws. Tall cap band of beaver fur; squirrel fur lining. Such winter caps were adapted to severe climate. The expensive fur headgear not only provided good protection against heavy frost but also indicated the owner’s wealth. Abstract by M.V. Fedorova
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