"A heavy, springless wagon, usually covered with a screen as shelter from the rays of the sun, drawn by oxen or cows, and used throughout north-western and central Asia, India, Turkey, and Russia, wherever Tatars have settled."-Whitney, 1902

Araba

"A heavy, springless wagon, usually covered with a screen as shelter from the rays of the sun, drawn…

This illustration shows a Circassian woman. The Circassians is a term that commonly refers to all the peoples of the Northwest Caucasus.

Circassian

This illustration shows a Circassian woman. The Circassians is a term that commonly refers to all the…

Also known as Pinus brutia. It is a medium-sized tree, with an orange-red thick bark and a thin upper crown. It is widely planted for timber purposes.

Turkish Pine

Also known as Pinus brutia. It is a medium-sized tree, with an orange-red thick bark and a thin upper…

This Turkish harness tassel is a 17th century design. It consists of a tuft of threads or cords hanging straight down from a core of wood, with decorated twisted threads.

Turkish Harness Tassel

This Turkish harness tassel is a 17th century design. It consists of a tuft of threads or cords hanging…

Turkish soldier, 1901

Turkey: soldier 1901

Turkish soldier, 1901

A man wearing an outfit from 16th Century Turkey.

Turkish Outfit

A man wearing an outfit from 16th Century Turkey.

The Turkish saddle-cloth valence is 17th century design. It is a simple of cords and tassels.

Turkish Saddle-Cloth Valence

The Turkish saddle-cloth valence is 17th century design. It is a simple of cords and tassels.