Illustrations of Ottomans circa 1790 from
Costumes Turcs
Vol. II Folio 20. A woman of Cairo


Femme de Caire.
A woman of Cairo, riding a brown mule followed by a man carrying a staff. She has a white shawl (kuşak) over her head and shoulders. The saddle cloth has a star design.
British Museum. Registration number: 1974,0617,0.12.2.20
Previously owned by Heinrich Friedrich von Diez

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