Assyrian costume from Baashiqa, a Christian village in the North-West of Iraqi Kurdistan

A colourful hand-embroidered dress with a long overcoat, overlaid by a hand-emboidered shawl, or Charouka, decorated with Christian symbols. A silver coloured turban decorated with coins and Gelgela hanging down on either side of the face. From the Syriac Heritage Museum, Ankawa, Erbil