Woollen scarf : Turkish Army

Place Middle East: Ottoman Empire, Palestine
Accession Number REL/01811
Collection type Heraldry
Object type Uniform
Physical description Wool
Maker Unknown
Place made Ottoman Empire: Turkey
Date made c 1914-1918
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918

Coarsely woven undyed woollen scarf. The short ends and one long side are turned in and finished with orange machine stitching. A selvedge forms the other long side.

History / Summary

This scarf, typical of the poor quality of uniform and cothing issued to many Turkish troops, was collected in Palestine in 1918 by the Australian War Records Section.

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