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Woven kolan

By Josephine Powell


Detail of a kolan, woven flat belt, used in daily life for making tents, baskets, saddlebags, sacks, harnesses for animals and decorations for carts and camels. Women use them for hair dressings, aprons, dresses, belts and cradles, and men for scabbards or ammunition bags, belts for the Koran, lassos, socks and slippersColor; 35mmScanned from a 35mm slide using a Nikon 9000ED in TIFF format and resized to 1024x768 ppi

Topics: Belts and belting; Weaving
Publisher: Koç University
Year: 2011
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