Dervishes Sharing a Meal, Jean Baptiste Vanmour, c. 1720 - c. 1737

Dervishes Sharing a Meal, Jean Baptiste Vanmour, c. 1720 - c. 1737

oil on canvas, h 33cm × w 43cm. More details

Dervishes lived together in a tekke, which, besides a prayer hall, included living quarters, a library, a dining hall and a kitchen. The dervishes wear a sikke, their typical conical hat, and long woollen robes.

On display in room 1.3

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