Illustration from:

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

SL.5258, Turkey, c.1620

Folio 68b. Zurnaci

Zurnaci. A mehtar (Janissary band) trumpeter holding a zurna, a trumpet or shawm, which has a brass mouthpiece. Wearing a black kaftan, blue robe, white ku┼čak, wide turban but no plume. Red trousers and yellow ankle boots.
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Registration number: 1928,0323,0.46.63 British Museum

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