“It was a lean, wiry man, young, with an ermine-edged khilat, a fur calpack, and silver-heeled boots.”
-The Daughter of Erlik Khan
India and the Middle East, ceremonial robe given to someone by a superior as a mark of honour
or cal•pack also kal•pac (kăl′păk′, kăl-păk′)
A large black cap, most often of sheepskin or felt, worn in Turkey, the Caucasus, Iran, and Central Asia.
Ottoman Turkish qalpāq; related to Tatar and Uyghur qalpaq, perhaps from an Iranian source such as Middle Persian kulāfak, cap, diminutive of kulāf, hat.