It has been remarked before, that the dress of the women in many of these Islands was extremely picturesque and becoming. The present, perhaps, is only partially so, on account of the concealment of the lower part of the face
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THE various institutions of the Dervishes (Sufi) are established upon different principles. Each founder gave a distinctive character to his sect, by the statues, regulations, and practices, which he appointed.
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This portrait represents one of the Grand Signior’s band in his usual habit. He is in the act of playing upon a mandolin, something similar to the modem or Spanish guitar
Kaptan Pasha (Ottoman قاپودان پاشا; also Kaptanpaşa / کاپیتان پاشا; Kapudan i Derya / قاپودان دریا Kaptan-i Derya / کاپیتان دریا) was the highest military rank of the Ottoman Navy.
The Tatars have different degrees of rank. First is the royal family, then those of Chirin, Mansoor, Sedjood, Arguin, and Baroon; and the ancient Mirzas from the high nobility, according to the above order. Historical Ottoman Empire officials and ethnic groups.
The founder Dschalal ad-Din Muhammad Rumi. When the first Dervish comes opposite the Scheik he makes a salutation, and, passing on, begins the dance.
The feredjè (Mantle, Cape or coat), is universally in that city made of green cloth or other stuff, with its long square cape quilted and covered with green silk.
A lady in a provincial dress with maharmah and feredje. Women commonly wore this style of outfit in Constantinople and the outer regions of the city.
Portrait of a female living at Pera, as she appears in the interior, or harem.