Blue tilework, Topkapı Palace, Istanbul

Blue tilework, Topkapı Palace, Istanbul

Turkish, coat (yelek)

Turkish, coat (yelek)

Ottoman dagger, 18th century, jade, steel, gold, copper, shagreen, gemstone, L. with sheath 14 5/16 in. (36.4 cm); L. without sheath 13 5/16 in. (33.8 cm); W. 2 1/2 in. (6.4 cm); Wt. 9.1 oz. (258 g); Wt. of sheath 3.7 oz. (104.9 g), Met Museum, Bequest of George C. Stone, 1935.

Ottoman dagger, 18th century, jade, steel, gold, copper, shagreen, gemstone, L. with sheath 14 5/16 in. (36.4 cm); L. without sheath 13 5/16 in. (33.8 cm); W. 2 1/2 in. (6.4 cm); Wt. 9.1 oz. (258 g); Wt. of sheath 3.7 oz. (104.9 g), Met Museum, Bequest of George C. Stone, 1935.

Tiles Roof Harem Istanbul

Tiles Roof Harem Istanbul

Early 17th century kaftan worn by Sultan Ahmed I (1603-1617) as a child, showing reverse of fabric and green facing

Early 17th century kaftan worn by Sultan Ahmed I (1603-1617) as a child, showing reverse of fabric and green facing

Topkapi Palace - Istanbul, Turkey

Topkapi Palace - Istanbul, Turkey

Topkapi Palace, Istanbul, Turkey. For luxury hotels in Istanbul visit http://mediteranique.com/hotels-turkey/istanbul/

Topkapi Palace, Istanbul, Turkey. For luxury hotels in Istanbul visit http://mediteranique.com/hotels-turkey/istanbul/

Coat late 16th century Geography: Turkey, Bursa Culture: Islamic Medium: Silk, metal - Met Museum of Art

Coat late 16th century Geography: Turkey, Bursa Culture: Islamic Medium: Silk, metal - Met Museum of Art

Topkapı Palace, First Gate, Istanbul, Turkey

Topkapı Palace, First Gate, Istanbul, Turkey

scanned by Barbara Viruet: 16 or 17 c. Ottoman *patchworked* ermine-lined summer kaftan. From "Furs and Skins Owned by the Sultans" by Hulya Tezcan, in "Ottoman Costumes: From Textile to Identity", edited by Suraiya Faroqhi & Christoph K. Neumann

scanned by Barbara Viruet: 16 or 17 c. Ottoman *patchworked* ermine-lined summer kaftan. From "Furs and Skins Owned by the Sultans" by Hulya Tezcan, in "Ottoman Costumes: From Textile to Identity", edited by Suraiya Faroqhi & Christoph K. Neumann

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