National Geographic : 1954 Nov
© National Geographic Society + Women Embroider Hangings for Yurts Needlewomen draw inspiration for their stylized de signs from Nature-flowers, leaves, sheep horns. Girls wear their wealth: silver coins jingle as they walk. Bonnets worn by the men hang on the yurt. Ansco Color by Milton J. Clark + Men Draw Mare's Milk for Kumiss Slightly alcoholic, the beverage tastes like sour wine. Fermented in coltskin, it is preserved in flasks made of the same leather. Kazakh women perform most household tasks; men usually milk the mares.