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Helmet, mid-16th century; Ottoman period Turkish. Steel, damascened with gold .

Helmet, mid-16th century; Ottoman period Turkish. Steel, damascened with gold .

Women at the Harem in Mamluk- Ottoman Egypt… 19th century  Painted by the orientalist painter John Fredrick Lewis

Women at the Harem in Mamluk- Ottoman Egypt… 19th century Painted by the orientalist painter John Fredrick Lewis

John Frederick Lewis (1804-1876), "A Favorite of the Harem." I love the color and fabric contrasts of this one. By period standards, this and many other Orientalist paintings of women are rather racy images--note the spread legs here, unthinkable in the painter's own British society.

John Frederick Lewis (1804-1876), "A Favorite of the Harem." I love the color and fabric contrasts of this one. By period standards, this and many other Orientalist paintings of women are rather racy images--note the spread legs here, unthinkable in the painter's own British society.

A Lady Seated in an Ottoman Interior Wearing Turkish Dress, 1832  By Alfred-Edward Chalon (1780-1860)

A Lady Seated in an Ottoman Interior Wearing Turkish Dress, 1832 By Alfred-Edward Chalon (1780-1860)

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Ottoman

Ottoman woman. Detail from "A briefe relation of the Turckes", 1618, Peter Mundy (British Museum, used with permission)

Ottoman woman. Detail from "A briefe relation of the Turckes", 1618, Peter Mundy (British Museum, used with permission)

Ottoman woman. 1618.

Ottoman woman. 1618.

Indian (Sriringapatna) khula khud, 18th century,  watered steel, chiselled wiith gold kaftkari decoration that originally had gold overlaid embellishment, now mostly missing. Transferred from the India Museum in 1879. It was said in the very brief records that came with the helmet to have been taken at the Siege of Seringapatam in 1799, when the British forces defeated Tipu Sultan, ruler of Mysore in South India. V&A Museum, England.

Indian (Sriringapatna) khula khud, 18th century, watered steel, chiselled wiith gold kaftkari decoration that originally had gold overlaid embellishment, now mostly missing. Transferred from the India Museum in 1879. It was said in the very brief records that came with the helmet to have been taken at the Siege of Seringapatam in 1799, when the British forces defeated Tipu Sultan, ruler of Mysore in South India. V&A Museum, England.

ottoman woman

ottoman woman


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Favourite of the harem - John Frederick Lewis

Favourite of the harem - John Frederick Lewis

Ottoman woman. Detail from "A briefe relation of the Turckes", 1618, Peter Mundy (British Museum, used with permission)

Ottoman woman. Detail from "A briefe relation of the Turckes", 1618, Peter Mundy (British Museum, used with permission)

Ottoman woman holding a long broad band (uçkar) which is used to fasten linen drawers. 1620.  (Photo credit - British Museum)

Ottoman woman holding a long broad band (uçkar) which is used to fasten linen drawers. 1620. (Photo credit - British Museum)

Middle class woman.  Ottoman, 1620.  (Photo credit - British Museum)

Middle class woman. Ottoman, 1620. (Photo credit - British Museum)

Elegant woman in Ottoman costume , French school, 19th century

Elegant woman in Ottoman costume , French school, 19th century

Ottoman woman. This image allows you to clearly see the gomlek (chemise). 1620.  (Photo credit - British Museum)

Ottoman woman. This image allows you to clearly see the gomlek (chemise). 1620. (Photo credit - British Museum)

Takayuki Takeya

Takayuki Takeya

Body Armor  This is a reconstructed portion of a full suit of armor that a Turkish soldier would have worn into battle. The Walters Art Museum. http://art.thewalters.org/detail/6012/body-armor/

Body Armor This is a reconstructed portion of a full suit of armor that a Turkish soldier would have worn into battle. The Walters Art Museum. http://art.thewalters.org/detail/6012/body-armor/

Byzantine Lamellar Armour: Conjectural Reconstruction of a 12th C Find from the Great Palace in Istanbul, Based on Early Medieval Parallels. By Peter Beatson - NVG Mikligard

Byzantine Lamellar Armour: Conjectural Reconstruction of a 12th C Find from the Great Palace in Istanbul, Based on Early Medieval Parallels. By Peter Beatson - NVG Mikligard

Indian riveted mail hauberk, 17th to 18th century, alternating solid and riveted links, showing the possible amount of penetration by an arrow head.

Indian riveted mail hauberk, 17th to 18th century, alternating solid and riveted links, showing the possible amount of penetration by an arrow head.

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