When the development process of contemporary Turkish painting is examined, we come across many artists who have produced artworks by taking traditional and cultural elements from the past to the present. Among these, Turgut Zaim was accepted as one of the founders of local Turkish painting with his paintings of Avşar Nomads living as nomads living on the skirts of Mount Erciyes in the Kayseri region. Zaim, based on the geometric composition and schematic figure joke of Turkish miniature painting in his paintings, brought Anatolian people, especially Yörük women, to his canvases with a taste like miniaturization. His interpretation and mastery of this traditional form in a contemporary style enabled him to have a personality that differs from the artists before and after him. In this research, the clothes of Yörük women and Yörük women, which Turgut Zaim dealt as a subject in his paintings, were analyzed using the method of artifact analysis.
Keywords: Turgut Zaim, nomad, women's clothing