Illustrations of Ottomans circa 1790 from
Costumes Turcs
Vol. II Folio 69. A Turkish man going to the Mecca Mosque


Turc habillé en Ichram qu'il doit avoir en entrant dans la mosquée de la Mecque.
A Turkish man in the costume worn when going to the Mosque at Mecca. Pale brown garment wrapped round his shoulders, knee-length with a fringed hem. Bare shaven head and bare legs. Scabbarded sword on a cord round one shoulder, a pouch hung on the other.
British Museum. Registration number: 1974,0617,0.12.2.69
Previously owned by Heinrich Friedrich von Diez

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