Miniaturist Levni. Ottoman Sultan 3. Ahmet

This is what Turkish men would wear! The men that worked in the palace! like people that discussed work, government with suleiman. Other workers would not wear the hat!

Levni'den (Miniature painting by Levni, 18th century) Topkapı Palace, İstanbul.

Women playing instruments, Ottoman miniature painting from the Surname-i Vehbi by Abdulcelil Levni, 1720

Matrakçı_Nasuh_Soltaniyeh_Map_720  creation of games with cudgels, Matrakçı Nasuh was also famous as a technician. The most well-known episode of his engineering talent occurred during the circumcision ceremonies of Süleyman’s sons, Mehmed and Selim, when he famously constructed two moving citadels out of paper from which soldiers emerged and staged a battle, as part of the public spectacle and celebration in the Istanbul hippodrome

Matrakçı Nasuh-Map of Soltaniyeh-Beyan-i Menazil-i Sefer-i Irakeyn-i Sultan Suleyman, written circa (Istanbul University Library)

Mimar Sinan'ı gösteren tek minyatür

Possibly Mimar Sinan (left) at the tomb of Suleiman the Magnificent, Mimar Sinan, – was the chief Ottoman architect and civil engineer for sultansSuleiman the Magnificent.

Turkish woman  "Turca".  The 'Rålamb Costume Book' is a small volume containing 121 miniatures in Indian ink with gouache and some gilding, displaying Turkish officials, occupations and folk types. They were acquired in Constantinople in 1657-58 by Claes Rålamb who led a Swedish embassy to the Sublime Porte, and arrived in the Swedish Royal Library / Manuscript Department in 1886.

The 'Rålamb Costume Book' is a small volume containing…

Çerkez Kadın-1620-Turkey-British Library

Çerkez Library This also looks like Claes Rålambs costumebook Perhaps this Miniatures were sold back then and Claes Rålamb bought as many as he could find?

Portrait of Sultan Selim II (reigned 1566-1574) Turkey, circa 1600-1610

Sultan Selim II (reigned LACMA Selim II (reigned Turkey, circa Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper mounted on an album leaf.The Edwin Binney, Collection of Turkish Art at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Persian miniature entitled :Persian Girl Smoking" I used this as inspiration for an award scroll for my WonderTwin's AOA!

Unfortunately we do not have a large body of century Persian Embroidery pieces. Most pieces that do exist even in museums date to the century. According to Phyllis Ackerman in “Islami…

Portrait of Sultan Murad III (reigned 1574-1595) Seated Turkey, circa 1730-1750 Manuscripts; folios

Sultan Murad Portresi - Portrait of Sultan Murad III (reigned Seated Turkey, circa Manuscripts;