16th-century Ottoman talismanic shirt is covered in intricate scripts, including Muhaqqaq, Naskh, Ghubar, Thuluth and square Kufic. This shirt, with its decoration, parallels a group of similar Ottoman shirts in the Topkapi Saray Museum, all dating from the 15th and 16th centuries, with the crescent moon and cypress trees so common in 16th-century Ottoman styles (shown above from the front, below from the back).

Ottoman talismanic shirt covered in intricate scripts, including Muhaqqaq, Naskh, Ghubar, Thuluth and square Kufic.

Kaftan 1600-1629 (made) Height: 96.8 cm, Width: 83.8 cm bottom hem-line C, velvet, 1600-1629, Turkish

Kaftan

Kaftan (made) Height: cm, Width: cm bottom hem-line C, velvet, Turkish

16th century Ottoman, talismanic shirt made from fine linen decorated with various suras and verses from the Koran, together with magical letters and numbers used in forecasting the future.

century Ottoman, talismanic shirt made from fine linen decorated with various suras and verses from the Koran, together with magical letters and numbers used in forecasting the future.

76945-costume-research-and-more: A 15th century Talismanic under Tunic, or Shirt At the Topkapi Saray Museum, Istanbul-Turkey Source

A century Talismanic under Tunic, or Shirt At the Topkapi Saray Museum, Istanbul-Turkey Source Cloth,

Talisman Shirt

Collarless shirt made of white, tightly-woven and thin linen. Decorated with various suras and verses from the Koran, together with magical letters and numbers used in forecasting the future. Ottoman, or century.

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