Local Costume of Women of The Kurds in West Azerbaijan

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Local Costume of Women of The Kurds in West Azerbaijan

Mydorna has already introduced local costume of Kurdish women in Kermanshah and Kurdistan provinces and in this post, we will make you familiar with local costume of Kurdish women in West Azerbaijan province.

As you are aware, Kurdish people live in 4 different provinces of Iran and one of them is West Azerbaijan in which the Kurds have their own local and traditional costumes.

Keep on reading to shed more light on local costume of Kurdish women in this province.

The clothes of the people living in West Azerbaijan, have 8 pieces about which we will talk about below.

Kolah (hat)

Hat used by these women is made of cardboard and decorated by sequins and traditional decorating materials.

Roosari (scarf)

Scarf of Kurdish women of West Azerbaijan is made of reticulated fabric in a triangular shape. Its length is about 2.25 meters.

The women put this piece of cloth on their hat and the remained part is dangling on the body.

Sarband

Sarband used by Kurdish women in West Azerbaijan is so familiar to other Kurdish women`s.

Pirahan (shirt)

Like the other Kurdish women`s shirt, shirt of Kurdish women in West Azerbaijan is also long and mostly white and the sleeves are somehow triangular and collar is kind of round.

Shal Kamamr

Shal Kamar is a piece of cloth put on the waist and its length and width are about 8 meters and 40 centimeters.

It is made flowery and colorful of fabrics.

Yal (coat)

Coat in West Azerbaijan is translated into Erkhalogh.

This kind of coat is not so long and is made of fabric.

Shalvar (pants)

Pants worn by Kurdish women in West Azerbaijan are familiar to those of other Kurdish women`s.

Kafsh (shoes)

Shoes of Kurdish women in West Azerbaijan are made of leather. They are decorated by sequins and bright silk threads.

Ghaba

Ghaba is also commonly worn by Kurdish women in West Azerbaijan. It is a little different with other ghabas, because on the mid-part of it, the shape of fabric is triangular.

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