Illustrations of Ottomans circa 1790 from
Costumes Turcs
Vol. I Folio 22. Kahveci başı


Cavehdgi Bachi, Premier Caffetier du Gr. Seigneur en habit de cérémonie.
Kahveci başı, chief of the coffee-makers whose task it was to make coffee for the Sultan and who was in charge of all the coffee-making equipment. Carrying a vessel under a gold and red cloth, he is wearing a kâtibî kavuk with a dark blue cap. Pink kaftan and red şalvar.
British Museum. Registration number: 1974,0617,0.12.1.22
Previously owned by Heinrich Friedrich von Diez

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