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The Habits of the Grand Signor's Court

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Bostancı başı; single-page painting mounted on album folio. The chief of the bostancı corps, wearing an ermine-lined blue kaftan, scarlet robe with a gold design yellow slippers and white turban. Inscribed. Album contains 124 paintings of Turkish sultans and court officials. Ink, opaque watercolour and gold on paper. Album bound in green leather with pages of Persian paper, according to inscription. Page edges gilded with gold.
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From the Watercolour World

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Turkey

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