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Hürrem Sultana who stole Sultan Süleyman's heart had started off from scratch as an ordinary concubine

Example of a postmortem photo where eyes have been painted onto the girls eyelids so it appears her eyes are open and that she is alert.

Concubines used to wear clothes that were thightly strecthed on the body and the waist would be tightened by an embellished belt to look slim.