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Ottoman talismanic shirt (Jama) with extracts from the Qur'an and prayers. Turkey, 16th / 17th century

Ottoman talismanic shirt (Jama) with extracts from the Qur'an and prayers.

The enchanted shirts in the  garment collection at Topkapı Palace are among the most significant cultural heritage to reach present day.   These shirts are unique works of art embellished with hadiths and verses of the Kuran, making use of the arts of calligraphy and ornamentation. They were worn by OttomanSultans on their way to war for victory, for recovery from diseases and for protection against the evil eye.

The enchanted shirts in the garment collection at Topkapı Palace are among the…

Turkey, Kaftans

Silk Kaftan, 16th century, Topkapi Palace Museum  Made from a single piece of kemha (brocaded silk) without repeats, this mid-16th-century kaftan, probably worn by a son of Süleyman the Magnificent, is unique in its rich palette and marks the peak of textile weaving. The black-green ground is filled with a riot of saz leaves, pomegranates, rosettes and peonies, recalling Iznik tiles in the Topkapı Palace’s Circumcision Chamber, which dates from 1520, and manuscripts of the same era

Silk Kaftan, century, Topkapi Palace Museum Made from a single piece of…

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Орнамент и стиль в ДПИ - Silks for the Sultans - текстиль из музея Топкапы, Стамбул

Silks for the Sultans - Textile Museum of Topkapi, Istanbul - Ornament and style DPI

An ottoman talismanic shirt (jama) with extracts from the Qur'an and prayers, Turkey, 16th century

An ottoman talismanic shirt (jama) with extracts from the Qur'an and prayers, Turkey, century - Alain.

TALISMANIC SHIRT (JAMA) WITH EXTRACTS FROM THE QUR'AN AND PRAYERS, INDIA, DECCANI OR MUGHAL, 16TH OR EARLY 17TH CENTURY.

TALISMANIC SHIRT (JAMA) WITH EXTRACTS FROM THE QUR'AN AND PRAYERS, INDIA, DECCANI OR MUGHAL, 16TH OR EARLY 17TH CENTURY.

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