Ottoman Laze, their territory, Lazistan, was part of the former kingdom of Pont and the small Byzantine empire of Trebizond. Shown with a Black Sea yatagan (laz bichaq) and a rifle. From:Les costumes populaires de la Turquie en 1873, 74 photographic plates by Pascal Sebah, published by the Imperial Ottoman Commission for the "Exposition Universelle" of Vienna in 1873.
Lazika Krallığı (Egrisi) - Özhan Öztürk Makaleleri
Lazika Krallığı, Lazistan, Gürcistan tarihi, karadeniz tarihi, Laz tarihi, lazların tarihi, lazika, lazica, Kolhis krallığı, egrisi, ეგრისის სამეფო
Militia costume from the Artvin province (northeast Turkey). Ethnic group: Georgian. Early 20th century. This type of workshop-made costume is used by most folkdancing groups of the province. (Kavak Folklor Ekibi & Costume Collection - Antwerpen/Belgium).