Sitr / sitarah (curtain) for the mahmal, bearing the tughra of Sultan Abdülaziz, presented by Isma‘il Pasha, the khedive of Egypt, Ottoman Egypt, Cairo, 1867-76; embroidered in silver and silver-gilt wire over cotton and silk thread padding. The Mah'mal, or litter, is a wooden erection in pyramidal form and is hung by beautiful embroidered fabrics. These hangings, or coverings, accompany the litter and are intended for the most sacred sanctuary of the interior of the Mosque of Huseyn at…

Sitr / sitarah (curtain) for the mahmal, bearing the tughra of Sultan Abdülaziz, presented by Isma‘il Pasha, the khedive of Egypt, Ottoman Egypt, Cairo, 1867-76; embroidered in silver and silver-gilt wire over cotton and silk thread padding. The Mah'mal, or litter, is a wooden erection in pyramidal form and is hung by beautiful embroidered fabrics. These hangings, or coverings, accompany the litter and are intended for the most sacred sanctuary of the interior of the Mosque of Huseyn at…

Osmanlı tuğrası

Osmanlı tuğrası

Armure Ottomane avec casque exposé au Musée de Topkapi à Istanbul en Turquie

Armure Ottomane avec casque exposé au Musée de Topkapi à Istanbul en Turquie

'Başıbozuk’ / Bashibazouks, Irregular Soldiers of the Ottoman Army, 1877. From left to right: Caucasian, Zeybek (Izmir region), Arab.

'Başıbozuk’ / Bashibazouks, Irregular Soldiers of the Ottoman Army, 1877. From left to right: Caucasian, Zeybek (Izmir region), Arab.

Chamfron and cheek-pieces. Ottoman Turkey or Egypt, 18th century; forged iron or steel, leather, silver-gilt appliqués, cornelian, agate, coloured glass, jade and gold encrustation, height 54.5 cm. Nasser D. Khalili Collection of Islamic Art.

Chamfron and cheek-pieces. Ottoman Turkey or Egypt, 18th century; forged iron or steel, leather, silver-gilt appliqués, cornelian, agate, coloured glass, jade and gold encrustation, height 54.5 cm. Nasser D. Khalili Collection of Islamic Art.

The Modelling News: Pegaso’s new December figures - two dandy's and a brawler to tempt you..

The Modelling News: Pegaso’s new December figures - two dandy's and a brawler to tempt you..

armure Ottomane du 16eme siècle

armure Ottomane du 16eme siècle

Ottoman Janissary from the Hisart museum.

Ottoman Janissary from the Hisart museum.

Ottoman Helmet

Ottoman Helmet

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