Turkish Art

November 1, 1980 – June 30, 1982

Freer Gallery of Art
Jefferson Drive and 12th Street, SW
Washington, DC

West Hall Floor Plan

Among the 30 objects on display are manuscripts, ceramics, metalwork, and jade, mostly from the 16th century, the height of the Ottoman Empire. Included are a large piece of velvet, probably a sampler for an imperial kapftan; a brass candlestick; and a set of 3 blue-and-white tiles.