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16th century ~ Turkey ~ Islamic ~ Silk, metal wrapped thread; cut and voided velvet, brocaded

Panel Date: century Geography: Turkey Culture: Islamic Medium: Silk, metal wrapped thread; cut and voided velvet,

Ottoman Turk, 1880-1900.

By the the Ottoman Empire was already in serious decline - unlike this Turkish soldier's resplendent rug.

OSMANLI ARMASI

House of Ottoman Every sultan of the Ottoman Empire had his own monogram, called the tughra, which served as a royal symbol.

OTTOMAN ~ 1940 ~ Princess Durrushevar, daughter of Abdulmecid II, the last Ottoman emperor.

Princess Durrushevar, daughter of Abdulmecid II, the last Ottoman emperor, c. 1940 © John Fasal Collection/ Photography by Prudence Cuming Associates

OTTOMAN EMPIRE. Sultan 'Abdul Aziz, 1277-1293 AH, 1861-1876 AD. 100 Kurush (Piastres), Year 13 (1873).

OTTOMAN EMPIRE. Sultan 'Abdul Aziz, 1277-1293 AH, 1861-1876 AD. 100 Kurush (Piastres), Year 13 (1873).

Ottoman Gobelin Upholstery by ArtofWeaving on Etsy, $40.00

Ottoman Gobelin Upholstery - Art of Weaving (USA selling site

Cairo Egypt Gold Coin Ottoman Sultani 926 AH - 1520 AD Sulyman The Magnificent - XF

Cairo Egypt Gold Coin Ottoman Sultani 926 AH - 1520 AD Sulyman The Magnificent - XF

Description: Gold Sultani coin struck in Misr current day Fustat, which is a neighborhood on the outskirts of Cairo the current capital of Egypt. The coin was struck during the reign of the Ottoman su