Hekate, votive relief statue - from ancient Thera - at the Museum of Athens
A traditional bridal costume from the city of Mardin (East-Anatolia). Mid-20th century. Labeled as 'gelinin günlük kıyafeti' (daily dress for a newly-married girl, which she wears for some weeks after the wedding).
Pontic Greek women of Pontus
Silver alloy necklace, ca. 1920s. Kurdish, probably from Iraqi Kurdistan. (Inv.n° müç052 - Kavak Costume Collection, Antwerpen/Belgium).
Traditional bridal/festive headgear from the Urfa province. Upper part: silver ‘tepelik’ (hat cover) and plates in alpaka (nickel silver); side parts: small (partly gild) silver plates; turquoise, chains, late-Ottoman silver & copper coins; imitation-hair in ‘ibrişim’ (thick black silk threads); decorative jewel on the back. Recomposed with predominantly antique material (ca. 1900). Used by both Kurds and Arabs. (Inv.nr. ba$016 - Kavak Costume Collection - Antwerpen/Belgium).
"Greek woman from Trebizond, in fine dress with embracings [sic.; perhaps "embroidery? — A.B.] and fur." (Turkey, 1881) Photographer: D.N. Y...
Silver ‘muskalık’-necklace (with ‘amulet-holder’). From eastern or southeastern Anatolia, possibly Kurdish, ca. 1900. With niello (on the chains and dangles) and agate (dangles). The cylinder box is 85 mm wide and has a diameter of 16 mm. The chains are 66 cm long. (Inv.nr. müç040 - Kavak Costume Collection - Antwerpen/Belgium).
Silver necklace with filigree pendant. Probably from southeastern Anatolia, late-Ottoman, ca. 1900. The chain is 58 cm long. Size of the pendant: 11 cm (including the dangles). (Inv.n° müç076 - Kavak Costume Collection, Antwerpen/Belgium).