Harem is one of the sections that have a deep mystery for the history. Nobody could know this section expect servants, harem girls and royal family. All of the portraits were painted up to the stories the artists heard. Also they added imagination for harem girls’ portraits.
Briefly harem was the section for royal family. It was arranged to meet all requirements of royal family’s members including sexual needs of princes’. The mother of the sultan was the head of harem. Female members of royal family were in competition to have a better place in family.
You can see a portrait of harem bath above. It was painted by the imagination of the artist naturally.