The second form of the turban is known as the pagri.
- Bombay or Gujarati Bora wearing white and gold turban with red top.
Many professions and religions, &c., are distinguished by the shape and color of the turban, and various classes, and particularly servants, are marked by the form and color of their shoes; but the poor go usually barefoot.
The turban worn by priests is generally white, consisting of many yards of muslin.
In Bengal a sort of turban is worn which can be taken off like a hat.
What is known in Europe as a turban (from the Persian sarband, a binding for the head) is in India divided into two classes.
The turban and the spear became the banner of the Spanish Omayyads.
The head-dress is the red cloth fez or tarbush round which a turban is usually worn.
"I cast off the oath of allegiance to Yazid, as I cast off my turban," exclaimed the first, and all others followed, casting off one of their garments, till a heap of turbans and sandals lay on the floor.
Abdar-rahman's army was so ill provided that he mounted almost the only good war-horse in it; he had no banner, and one was improvised by unwinding a green turban and binding it round the head of a spear.
When the turban is worn it is always of the pagri form, never the amamah.
When Prithi Chand represented that he ought to have received the turban bound on Guru Arjan's head in token of succession to his father, Arjan meekly handed it to him, without, however, bestowing on him the guruship. The Sikhs themselves soon revolted against the exactions of Prithi Chand, and prayed Arjan to assert himself else the seed of the True Name would perish.
The head is covered with a turban, or a cap of a fashion peculiar to the Parsees; it is made of stiff material, something like the European hat, without any rim, and has an angle from the top of the forehead backwards.
He said; "My necklace shall be my sword-belt, and my turban shall be adorned with a royal aigrette."
They are distinguished by the wearing of a white turban, emblematic of the purity of their life.
5); or the Kathiawada, a conical turban with a gold stripe in the middle of the cone.
His headdress he calls a pag; it is a turban of amamah shape but enormously large.
The Annamese of both sexes wear wide trousers, a long, usually black tunic with narrow sleeves and a dark-coloured turban, or in the case of the lower classes, a wide straw hat; they either go bare-foot or wear sandals or Chinese boots.
They have the same love for poetry, music and romance; the same intense pride in their race and history; many of the same superstitions and customs. The Christians retain the Servian costume, modified in detail, as by the occasional use of the turban or fez.
When Har Govind was installed as guru, Bhai Budha, the aged Sikh who performed the ceremony, presented him with a turban and a necklace, and charged him to wear and preserve them as the founder of his religion had done.
Merchants generally wear a turban of muslin embroidered in colors, or of a yellow pattern on straw-colored muslin, or of calico, or shawl.
Having been conducted to the Afghan camp, he fixed, the royal plume of feathers on the young rebels turban Malmmud S with his own handS and 4000 Afghans were ordered to Usurpation.
The priests wear a white jacket with loose sleeves, a head-cloth like a turban and a special type of shoe with turned-up toes and soles projecting at the heel.
When the wearers are saiyid of the Prophet, a green2 turban is worn, also a kamarband of green muslin, or shawl or cotton cloth.
They are Mahommedans, and although Arab influence has declined, their nobles still wear the Moslem flowing robe and turban (though the women go unveiled), and they use Arabic script.
entitled to wear the green turban.
The names safa, sela, rumal and dopatta are sometimes given to this form of turban.
The 12ins square dial is mounted with turban head and foliage spandrels, a silvered chapter ring, seconds ring and calendar aperture.
At the critical moment he embraced Islam .to escape death, and though he was still believed in by many - it was not Sabbatai himself but a phantom resemblance that had assumed the turban!
turban shaped like a bomb with a lit fuse.
turban with a bomb in it.
Their dress is entirely of dark blue colour, the turban being also blue, high and pointed; on it are fastened three steel quoits.
This is of two kinds: the turban and the cap. The former is chiefly worn in northern India, the latter in Oudh and the United Provinces.
Certain steel blades are stuck through the body of the turban.
The colour is chocolate or maroon, except with the priests, who wear a white turban.
descendants of the family of the prophet, who are entitled to wear the green turban).
Varieties include butternut, acorn, spaghetti, delicata, sweet dumpling, turban, and of course the mighty pumpkin.
First, I am going to buy a velvet turban and matching kaftan and start smoking cheroots.
extravagant stage costumes which featured a turban bedecked with what appeared to be the entire contents of a fruit store.
farrier's son who wears rich clothes - a gold sash, pearls and an orange turban.
His head is wrapped in a turban and in the center of its front is the largest ruby they've ever seen.
A Sikh feels honor to wear a turban, to cover uncut hair.
turban tied after the fashion of the Sikhs.
You have to wrap a turban around your head and nose and drink a great deal of water.
He wore his clothes like a Bengali, but on his head was a white turban tied after the fashion of the Sikhs.
They are dressed in white except for a red turban.
Still, after 15 minutes, he stood up, put on his black turban and left to go secure my lodging.
In Red Square, feast your eyes on the wildly colored turban domed St Basil's Cathedral - an enduring Russian symbol.
turban hat, which presumably was worn by the deceased, was on the floor in front of the settee.
turban shape means she can waltz around like a diva all day long, without it falling off.
One model wriggled in a cherry print tea dress, her hair tucked under a green velvet turban.
At the launch reading she looked stylish, as always, in a silk turban.
The head is smaller, often occupied almost entirely above in the male by the very large eyes, which in some species are curiously double in that sex, one portion being pillared, and forming what is termed a "turban," the mouth parts are aborted, for the creature is now incapable of taking nutriment either solid or fluid; the antennae are mere short bristles, consisting of two rather large basal joints and a multi-articulate thread.
His head is wrapped in a turban and in the center of its front is the largest ruby they 've ever seen.
One of the images shows Mohammad wearing a turban shaped like a bomb with a lit fuse.
He is given a robe and a turban as a symbol of office.
In Red Square, feast your eyes on the wildly colored turban domed St Basil 's Cathedral - an enduring Russian symbol.
A turban hat, which presumably was worn by the deceased, was on the floor in front of the settee.
And, the turban shape means she can waltz around like a diva all day long, without it falling off.
One cartoon, arguably the most offensive, depicted a male in eastern turban with a bomb in it.
Turban Buttercup (Ranunculus Asiaticus) - An old garden plant, with double flowers of many colors, divided into various sections, such as the Dutch, Scotch, Persian and Turkish, each representing a distinct race.
The Persian varieties are the finest as regards color, compactness, and symmetry of growth; but the Turban varieties are of hardier constitution and of freer growth, and therefore are better suited for beds, lines, and masses.
He'll give you the Turban or a Country Guitar.
Give the Turban to Sahara when she stops by and she'll give you the Massage Chair or a Red Vase.
Depending on the size of your garment, you can simply pull it over your head or wrap it around like a turban.
If you visit a spa, complement your plush robe with a swim turban while you sit beside the swimming pool with a cool drink in hand.
A turban will keep your hair out of the way, but in a much more stylish fashion than simply wrapping it up in a towel.
If you prefer to sun instead of swim, your hair will still be protected underneath a stylish turban.
Later, Italian fashion designer Elsa Schiaparelli designed one especially for air raids - it was the same functional style, complete with a gas mask, flask and velvet turban.
This scarf can be wrapped around the head like a turban and then knotted at the back, if you prefer, or simply worn around the hair as a simple fabric headband.
A fruit-covered hat or turban a la Carmen Miranda would be especially suitable.
turban as a symbol of office.
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