Ghiordes (Asia Minor) Rug. One of the most highly prized by collectors.
Caravansaries are public edifices established in almost every town and village throughout the Turkish empire
The Hagia Sophia, former Byzantine monastic church in Trabzon. Byzantine Art, History and Architecture.
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Trousers of a Kurdish leader. Turkish men’s trousers, Armenian women’s trousers, Persian men’s trousers.
Sir Matthew Digby Wyatt (1820-1877) – Specimens of Turkish Embroidery – from the Industrial Arts of the Nineteenth Century (1851-1853).
Constantinople and its environs. The “Subterranean Palace” still remains a cistern filled with water.
Women Mystics by Lucy Mary Jane Garnett. Sisterhood of Mystics. Female muslim Sufi saints. The holy women of the Dervish Orders.
Street market with fruit and vegetable vendors and supervisors. The Sehzade Mosque in Instanbul in the background.
The Prison of the Seven Towers. Yedikule Fortress or Dungeons of the Seven Towers in Istanbul, former Constantinople.
The Costumes, Musical Instruments and Symbolic Objects of the Dervishes. The religious doctrines, monastic organisation, and ecstatic powers of the dervish orders.