Albanian soldier in fustanella during Ottoman Empire.

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Albanian soldier in fustanella

Albanian soldier in fustanella during Ottoman Empire.

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Source: Stamboul, Recollections of Eastern Life by Amedeo Preziosi. Published by Lemercier Paris 1861.




Note:  Habit of the Sultaness Queen in 1749.

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