With an ancient loom, Hadman Assaf preserves the costume of the Yazidi heritage

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Hamdan Assaf, lives in the Zorava district in the north of Mount Sinjar. The young man is a weaver of an old loom, which preserves the costumes of the Yazidi heritage with the help of an ancient loom that dates back to the times of his ancestors.

Hamdan says: "In 2014, we fled to Kurdistan, and after our return to Sinjar in 2016, I collected what was left of old wooden working tools. Many tools and parts for the machine were picked up, and I made them with my own hands, because these tools are not on sale. These tools were made by our ancestors, and they relied on them to make their costumes and folklore clothes. Having collected everything necessary, the young Yazidi once again revived the past of his family and the heritage of his Yazidi people".

Hamdan mentioned that with the help of his family, they sew all the traditional Yazidi clothes, such as "Shalk Yak Ta" and "Shalke Dou Ta", and also weave sacred religious clothes for Yazidi clergy, such as "Hrkikh and Serga Bab". As the young weaver himself says, he also sewed clothes for Bawe Chavish.

Unfortunately, this profession, which can be considered the cultural and historical heritage of Yazidi people, is on the verge of extinction due to modern equipment and lack of interest from the state in this area.

As Hamdan himself says, after the Yazidi genocide in 2014, there is a great demand for traditional Yazidi clothing, the young man receives many requests for these clothes from Europe and America, also, requests for these clothes increase on religious occasions and holidays.

The young weaver hopes that the Yazidi national dress will come into fashion and it will be worn not only on ritual holidays, but also at weddings and festive events.





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With an ancient loom, Hadman Assaf preserves the costume of the Yazidi heritage

2023/01/545-1675064342.jpg
Read: 2088     15:30     30 ЯНВАРЬ 2023    

Hamdan Assaf, lives in the Zorava district in the north of Mount Sinjar. The young man is a weaver of an old loom, which preserves the costumes of the Yazidi heritage with the help of an ancient loom that dates back to the times of his ancestors.

Hamdan says: "In 2014, we fled to Kurdistan, and after our return to Sinjar in 2016, I collected what was left of old wooden working tools. Many tools and parts for the machine were picked up, and I made them with my own hands, because these tools are not on sale. These tools were made by our ancestors, and they relied on them to make their costumes and folklore clothes. Having collected everything necessary, the young Yazidi once again revived the past of his family and the heritage of his Yazidi people".

Hamdan mentioned that with the help of his family, they sew all the traditional Yazidi clothes, such as "Shalk Yak Ta" and "Shalke Dou Ta", and also weave sacred religious clothes for Yazidi clergy, such as "Hrkikh and Serga Bab". As the young weaver himself says, he also sewed clothes for Bawe Chavish.

Unfortunately, this profession, which can be considered the cultural and historical heritage of Yazidi people, is on the verge of extinction due to modern equipment and lack of interest from the state in this area.

As Hamdan himself says, after the Yazidi genocide in 2014, there is a great demand for traditional Yazidi clothing, the young man receives many requests for these clothes from Europe and America, also, requests for these clothes increase on religious occasions and holidays.

The young weaver hopes that the Yazidi national dress will come into fashion and it will be worn not only on ritual holidays, but also at weddings and festive events.





Tags: #yazidisinfo   #newsyazidis   #aboutyazidis