Portrait of the Grand Mufti
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The Grand Mufti is the title of the highest spiritual person who has the right to decide religious and legal matters and to give explanations on the application of Sharia law. The portrait depicts a full-length man wearing a boyl yenli kürk coat made of white cloth lined with brown fur, with wide sleeves and a large collar. Underneath is a white caftan and on his head is a large turban in the form of a dome. He wears blue shoes on his feet. In his left hand, he holds an open book, probably a Quran.
In the right lower corner: ”muftei”