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Dervishes Sharing a Meal

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.
c. 1720 - c. 1737
Oil on canvas
33.0 x 43.0cm
SK-A-1999
Image and text courtesy of Rijksmuseum, 2019

Where you'll find this

Rijksmuseum
Permanent collection