Illustrations of Ottomans circa 1790 from
Costumes Turcs
Vol. I Folio 135. Soytarı (?)


Sorgop, harlequin.
Soytarı (?), a clown or buffoon. Painted face, tall cap in green and white (sivri külâhi) with an animal's tail hanging down from the end. Harlequin jerkin. Green kuşak. Brown knee breeeches, bare legs, long cuffs. Small drum and drumstick.
British Museum. Registration number: 1974,0617,0.12.1.135
Previously owned by Heinrich Friedrich von Diez

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