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At Meydanı square, which is buit on the site of the Byzantine Hippodrome of Constantinople. Muslim wedding procession, possibly of an Ottoman official. In the background, the obelisk of Theodosius I, and the Serpent Column (Plataean tripod) from Delphi sanctuary, which was brought to Constantinople by Constantine I.
Genoese costumes of the 16th century. From Giulio Ferrario, “Le Costume Ancien et Moderne”, Milan, 1825.
Men's Costume, 16th century. Detail from panoramic view of Chios from “Civitates Orbis Terrarum” by Georgius Braun and Franz Hogenberg, Köln, 1573.
Men's and women's costumes in Chios, 1788. From Pierre S. Maréchal, “Costumes civils actuels de tous les Peuples...”, Paris, 1788].
Unmarried women's costume from Chios, 1568. From Nicolas de Nicolay, “Les Quatre Premiers Livres des Navigations”… Lyon, 1568.
Married women's costume from Chios, 1568. From: Nicolas de Nicolay, “Les Quatre Premiers Livres des Navigations…”, Lyon, 1568.
Women's costumes from Genoa, 15th century. From: Giulio Ferrario, “Le Costume Ancien et Moderne…”, Milan, 1825.