Illustration from:

Hans Sloan's Album, "The Habits of the Grand Signor's Court"

SL.5258, Turkey, c.1620

Folio 3b. Peyk

A peyk, or running footman, running with a rabbit under his left arm and carrying his halberd over his right shoulder. Wearing a gold k├╝lâh-i peyk with an upturned brim of ermine and a long plume. Red kaftan with a red and white striped lining, tucked into his kemer or belt. Blue knee breeches, yellow ankle boots. Bells attached to his knees.
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Registration number: 1928,0323,0.46.2 British Museum

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