Cylindircal Ferman Case: Kubur

Kubur originally comes from Arabic word “kabr” means “deep hole”. This is because cylindirical form it has. Moreover, Ottoman archers’ holster is named as kubur. Some Ottoman scabbards made from leather are named same as well.
Specially, Kubur was used for carrying Ottoman Sultan’s Fermans (Written Orders). Additionally, some Kuburs are made from metals and authentique woods. Rather then these materials, leather is the most important raw material from which kubur made.
In addition to using as hard case envelope, kuburs were used to carry calligraphy equipment as well. Kuburs which calligraphers used had some special segments to depot the ink.
Most leather Kuburs are made of goat leather, ornamented with gold and finished with special lacquer to protect kubur from external effects.

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