RESEARCH ON KONYA ENGAGEMENT CEREMONY AND CLOTHES OF CEREMONY


CERANOĞLU M.

TURKIYAT ARASTIRMALARI DERGISI-JOURNAL OF STUDIES IN TURKOLOGY, ss.519-548, 2020 (ESCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier

  • Cilt numarası: Konu: 49
  • Basım Tarihi: 2020
  • Dergi Adı: TURKIYAT ARASTIRMALARI DERGISI-JOURNAL OF STUDIES IN TURKOLOGY
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.519-548

Özet

In human life there are important transitional stages such as birth, circumcision, marriage and death. Engagement ceremony, a transitional stage before marriage, is held between affiance and engagement and for the relatives of the bride and groom. Engagement ceremonies and preparations applied in these ceremonies are held in different ways in every region of our country. In this study, it is aimed to give information about the engagement ceremonies and preparations in Konya since the foundation of the Republic and also analyze the photographs of clothes worn by the brides in the engagement ceremonies and compare them with the fashions of the period. In this context, unstructured interviews have been conducted with people about Konya engagement ceremony. The photographs in the archives of the Koyunoglu Museum and the photographs in the collections of the individuals have been used as material in order to determine the characteristics of the clothes. At the end of the study, it has been seen that there is a change in the preparation in the engagement ceremonies in Konya since then according to time and fashion and the engagement held with a more crowded way has been placed by engagement ceremonies between the families. It has been observed that the clothes, accessories and hairstyles worn by the brides at the engagement ceremonies keep up with the rapid changes in the fashion industry. At the same time, it has been noted that different styles are preferred according to personal tastes in engagement clothes.