Illustrations of Ottomans circa 1790 from
Costumes Turcs
Vol. II Folio 41. A woman of Kayserie.


Femme de Kaisarie en Asie.
A woman of Kayserie. Wearing a round red 'pill-box' hat (takke) with a huge circular red disk on top. Cerise entari with ermine collar, short sleeves and edging. Yellow tunic, red slippers, red and white socks. White baggy trousers (şalvar), white robe with flower pattern round the hem.
British Museum. Registration number: 1974,0617,0.12.2.41
Previously owned by Heinrich Friedrich von Diez

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