‘Tılsımlı Gömlek / Talismaic shirt’. Collarless shirt made of white, tightly-woven and thin linen. Decorated with various suras and verses from the Koran, together with magical letters and numbers used in forecasting the future. Ottoman, ca. 16th century.

‘Tılsımlı Gömlek / Talismaic shirt’. Collarless shirt made of white, tightly-woven and thin linen. Decorated with various suras and verses from the Koran, together with magical letters and numbers used in forecasting the future. Ottoman, ca. 16th century.

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An ottoman talismanic shirt (jama) with extracts from the Qur'an and prayers, Turkey, 16th century

An ottoman talismanic shirt (jama) with extracts from the Qur'an and prayers, Turkey, 16th century

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