Historical Ottoman Empire officials and ethnic groups. On her wedding-day the bride dresses herself in the richest clothes she can procure, and puts on all the jewels and other valuables she is possessed of.
Responsible for order in the Sultan’s harem. The business of the lady, who is the subject of this plate, is to preserve such order, and to punish the Odalisks
Stool bearer to the Turkish Sultan. (in charge of guarding and carrying the Sultan’s riding stool).
One of their employments, among others, is to present every one who is introduced at court, or approaches the fool of the throne; and, on some particular occasions, this is done by the chief usher himself.
THAT body of men, to whom Europeans give the name of Ushers, is of a very great use in the court of the Grand Signior, and other oriental monarchs.
The confectioner to the palace. Chief confectioner of the Turkish Sultan.
An Armenian. Ottoman Empire. Fashion, New Edition: The language of clothes (Smithsonian).
Janissaries Ottoman Empire. Turkish Elite Infantry. Fashion, New Edition: The language of clothes (Smithsonian).
Ottoman Empire Public Office in Constantinople Title: Bureau public (Kàlem ou). Published: L’Univers Pittoresque, Paris 1838. Fashion, New Edition: The language of clothes (Smithsonian).
Ottoman Empire, Portrait of Sultan Mehmed II. (1432-1481 ) Painting by Gentile Bellini (not proved), 25 November 1480. Fashion, New Edition: The language of clothes (Smithsonian).