Be accompanied with the relatively modern fez (tarbush) and a woollen cloth.
The head-dress is the red cloth fez or tarbush round which a turban is usually worn.
A small tarbush is worn on the back of the head, sometimes having a plate of gold fixed on the crown, and a handkerchief is tastefully bound round the temples.
A form of cap much worn in Bengal and western India is known as Irani kullah, or Persian cap. It is made of goatskin and is shaped like a tarbush but has no tassel.
The tarbush or turki-topi was introduced into India by Sir Sayyid Ahmad (Plate I.
The tarbush is of Greek origin and was adopted by Sultan Mahmud of Turkey in the early part of the 19th century.
When Hindus wear caps or topis they resemble those worn by Mahommedans, but they never wear the fez, tarbush or irani topi.