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Brown Chitrali Handmade Woolen Cap

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The Chitral’s and Gilgit’s Brown Handmade Woolen Cap is a unique cap of this region. Wore for over centuries in Gilgit Baltistan and Chitral.

Features of the cap include:

  • Made of 100% pure wool
  • Traditional style
  • Washable and durable
  • Brown in color
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Description

Cap

The traditional cap is a soft round toped woolen hat. It is made by a local artisan and is available in various colors. Whitecaps are most popular in the region and are considered as part of a formal local dress. In many areas people especially the older generation still wear their traditional caps all the time with pride. They consider it a sign of honor. Whether they are at home in Bazar, at local celebrations, or place of worship they prefer to wear their cap. They will have their different caps for work, a cap for formal dressing, and routine day-to-day business.

The traditional cap of Gilgit Baltistan has played a major role to define the identity of the people of Gilgit Baltistan. In Gilgit Baltistan, the men wear a traditional cap. The cap has different names in the major local languages. In Shina and Khowar languages, the cap is called Khoi, in Burushaski, it is called Phartsun or Pharsen and in Wakhi it is called seemed. The design of the cap is slightly different in Baltistan and it is called Dating in Balti.

The traditional cap is a soft round toped woolen hat. It is made by a local artisan and is available in various colors. Whitecaps are most popular in the region and are considered as part of a formal local dress. In many areas people especially the older generation still wear their traditional caps all the time with pride. They consider it a sign of honor. Whether they are at home in a Bazar, at local celebrations, or place of worship they prefer to wear their cap. They will have their different caps for work, a cap for formal dressing, and routine day-to-day business.

If you are interested in the white cap which also has a feather/plume with it, you can check it here.

Additional information

Weight 0.5 kg

2 reviews for Brown Chitrali Handmade Woolen Cap

  1. Waseem

    Quality of the cap is top notch, always satisfied with the service of GS hunza dry fruits

  2. Raza Syed

    Good quality cap, delivered just on time.

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