Illustrations of Ottomans circa 1790 from
Costumes Turcs
Vol. I Folio 13. Kapıcılar Kâhyası

Kapisilar Kiahia gassi ou premier Capidgi Bachi
The kapıcılar Kâhyası (or kethüdası). The head of the kapıcıs, or gate-keepers. Wearing the tall white turban (mücevveze) worn by officials, carrying a staff (asa). White and gold kaftan with a sable lining and huge sleeves.
British Museum. Registration number: 1974,0617,
Previously owned by Heinrich Friedrich von Diez

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