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12 Traditional Pakistani Caps You Would Love To Wear
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Published: Mar 18, 2016

Pakistani caps are not only famous in South Asia but also famed globally. When tourists visit Pakistan they love to buy and wear traditional caps. Here are 12 traditional Pakistani caps you would love to wear.

1. Sindhi cap

Sindhi cap has a portion cut out in the front to expose the forehead. It has a unique geometrical design with small pieces of mirror.

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Source: flickr.com

2. Chitrali cap

Chitrali cap contains a peacock plume stuck in the folds, like a badge, on the front or the side of the cap.

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Photo: KamiSyed

3. Pakol cap

Pakol is basically a cold weather cap typicaly made of wool. It is also known as Afghan cap.

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Source: wikipedia.org

4. Karakul cap

Karakul cap made from the fur of the Qaraqul breed of sheep, often from the fur of aborted lamb fetuses. It is also known as Qaraqul cap and Jinnah cap.

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Source: ebaarat

5. Balochi cap

It looks similar to the Sindhi cap, but it has different design and texture.

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Source: comfosoft

6. Turban

Turban is a type of head wear based on cloth winding.

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Source: dostpakistan

7. Pagri

Pagri is exclusively worn by the people in the north of the region.

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Source: flickr

8. Petit point cap

Petit point caps are exclusively stitched with muti-colour silken floss thread. It is also known as Hunza cap.

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Source: gilgitbaltistancuiture

9. Kullah

Kullah is a cone shaped cap, made of heavy weight khaki ribbed fabric.

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Source: iwm

10. Taqiyah cap

Taqiyah are white cotton caps, usually wear in masjid, madrasa and on special occasions. It is also known as Muslim prayer cap.

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Source: Reuters

11. Swati cap

Swati cap is heavily embroidered with tilla or golden thread.

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Source: maherprince.co.vu

 

12. Kalash headdress / cap

Kalash headdress or cap is worn by the women of Kalash tribe. The cap is made of colourfull beats, stones and threads.

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Source: pinterest.com