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Ottoman Turkish garb in process- anteri period cut layout photo tutorial

Ottoman Turkish garb in process- anteri period cut layout photo tutorial

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Vanessa Giddings describes her research into Turkish Ottoman costuming items and provides patterns for making your own.

Female Turkish Garb | Ottoman Empire | Embroidery

Female Turkish Garb | Ottoman Empire | Embroidery

‘A noble lady of Constantinople wearing hamam shoes’ by Jean Baptiste Vanmour (1671 – 1737).  Ottoman, early 18th century.  The (Flemish) painter lived in Istanbul from 1699 until his death in 1737, and had access to the highest Ottoman circles.  His work is not great art, but very interesting culturally and historically.

‘A noble lady of Constantinople wearing hamam shoes’ by Jean Baptiste Vanmour – Ottoman, early c

The Egyptian goddess Bastet is one of the earlier deities of the Nile region, and the daughter of Re, the sun god.    She was the goddess of fire, cats, of the home and pregnant women. According to one myth, she was the personification of the soul of Isis. THis image is SO badass!! Pardon me, but it just IS!

Egyptian goddess Bastet is one of the earlier deities of the Nile region, and the daughter of Re (Ra) the sun god. She was the goddess of fire, cats, of the home and pregnant women. According to one myth she was the personification of the soul of.