Shaman’s Costume Mongolia The National Museum of Mongolia “This is an elaborate shaman’s costume. The Caftan is of cotton with a woven geometrical pattern. The gown hanging over the chest has a nickel-plated brass mirror to ward off evil spirits.
A Mongolian boy assembles a ger during his family’s winter migration. Made of felt over a wooden frame, the round tent can be set up in a matter of minutes, and a woodstove can have the dwelling short-sleeves hot by the time the tea’s ready.