Harbiye Military Museum

Analyses of Ottoman military flags
Analyses of Ottoman tents
Analysis of the Tent of Mahmud II
Analyses of 20th-century Ottoman uniforms

Dyestsuff analyses were performed on textile pieces in the Harbiye Military Museum. Following analysis, reports were written toward the restoration and preservation of these objects. Support was provided for the restoration of Sultan Reşad’s banner.

Analyses of the banner (Inventory number 351-444) yielded:
Red: Carminic acid (Dactylopius coccus Costa)

The analyses of a leather armchair of Enver Pasha (Inventory number 24764) yielded the following:

Leather armchair: Dyer's oak (Quercus infectoria Olivier) or Valonia oak (Quercus ithaburensis Decaisne)