Late 15th Century Illustrations of Soldiers of the Turkmen States of Persia or Anatolia

From Manuscript Hazine 2152, of the Saray Albums, Topkapi Palace Museum, Istanbul Turkey
















fol.46a


fol.46b


Rustam and (the horse) Rakhsh Treated by the Simurgh, fol.48a


fol.48b


fol.55a


fol.55b


fol.58a


fol.58b





fol.69b


fol.73a


fol.73b





fol.78b


fol.80a


fol.80b


Turkish Cultural Foundation. Nurhan Atasoy Archive.

The Saray albums have a mixture of paintings and caligraphy from a variety of sources, so the places and dates of production are uncertain. See a sample page.

Aq Qoyunlu (White Sheep) Turkmen in the Divan of Hidayat
Aq Qoyunlu (White Sheep) Turkmen in the Fatih album (Hazine 2153)
Turkmen Nomads from Hazine 2153
Turkmen Soldiers from Hazine 2160


Timurids and Turkmen successors
Persian Illustrations of Costume & Soldiers
Ottoman Illustrations of Costume & Soldiers




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