Karakul Cap – Stamps on Headgears of India 2017
A set of 16 stamps was issued by India Post on Headgears of India on 10 Feb 2017.These headgears from different parts of the country signify social ,cultural and community values. A set of 16 Souvenir covers issued by India Post on these 16 types of Headgears are listed.
Kashmiri (Karakul) Cap : The Kashmiri cap is also called Karakul cap. It can be seen in two shape -the collapsible boat shape and hard elliptical shape. A turban is more of a symbol of honour in Kashmir. The Karakul cap is now only worn by the Kashmiris at important occasions.