Church Vestments and Textiles by Margery Roberts

Sewing Church Linens by Elizabeth Morgan.

Vestments for All Seasons by Barbara Dee Baumgarten.

Imam from Turkey in 19th century.

Imam, costume, Turkey, Ottoman Empire, clothing, Ecclesiastical, muslim

Imam from Turkey.

Imam from Turkey in 19th century. Ottoman Empire.

Iman. Turquie.

Source: Asian costumes by Auguste Wahlen. Manners, customs and costumes of all peoples of the world.




Note:  Stool bearer to the Turkish Sultan. Ottoman Empire.

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