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Title: Recueil de costumes turcs by Nicolas de Nicolay (bw.1550-1620)

Content: A collection of Turkish costumes by Nicolas de Nicolay published possibly in late 16th century.

SOURCE: BnF Gallica

Coloured illustrations of figures in the Ottoman Empire. Nicolay gives firsthand important information on the contemporary outfits of Turkish people which he observed when he was assigned by Henry II to visit Suleiman the Magnificent’s court.

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