Kurdu was a type of seasonal body-warmer clothing ( “eshmek” is a warm garment made of fur with the pile on inside and finished with fabric, “badanja”, “djan arkhalig”) was widely spread in Karabakh. The kurdu was women’s jacket with elbow-length sleeves and also sleeveless . It was often made from heavy fabrics sush as velvet and tirma and made with fur or pile on the inside and was finished off on the outside with fabric. The kurdu was cut in the same form as chapkan, and only differed from chapkan with inside trimming, it was sewn sometimes from sheep’s skin, sleeveless, usually padded or fur-lined, open cut collar , hems were decorated with sable fur. Kurdu was included and remained in traditional set of clothing of old generation from various villages of Karabakh until the mid-20th century.


  • Title: Kurdu
  • Location Created: Karabakh, Azerbaijan

Get the app

Explore museums and play with Art Transfer, Pocket Galleries, Art Selfie, and more


Google apps