Hans Sloan's Album, "The Habits of the Grand Signor's Court"
SL.5258, Turkey, c.1620
Folio 44b. Peyk
Peyk. One of the pages constantly in attendance on the Sultan. Carrying a halberd. Wearing the distinctive thimble-shaped tall cap (kÃ¼lâh-i peyk) with a plume in the holder. Mauve jacket (nimten) over striped robe. Red stockings and yellow ankle boots.
Registration number: 1928,0323,0.46.39 British Museum
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