islamic books/manuscript

Ottoman dynasty, 1618, made in Istanbul. Paper cutouts of flowers mounted on paper folio. Ink & opaque watercolor. Album contains 60 folios.

Ottoman dynasty, 1618, made in Istanbul. Paper cutouts of flowers mounted on paper folio. Ink & opaque watercolor. Album contains 60 folios.

Album leaf | 17th century | Ottoman | Turkey | The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York | Louis V. Bell Fund, 1967 (67.266.7.8r)

Album leaf | 17th century | Ottoman | Turkey | The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York | Louis V. Bell Fund, 1967 (67.266.7.8r)

16th century map of Tabriz, Iran. * Matrakçı Nasuh's separate drawings of east and west Tabriz were put together

16th century map of Tabriz, Iran. * Matrakçı Nasuh's separate drawings of east and west Tabriz were put together

Kitab Al-Shifa (The Book of Healing) by Abū Alī ibn Sīnā (1027).

Kitab Al-Shifa (The Book of Healing) by Abū Alī ibn Sīnā (1027).

from the Book of the Knowledge of Ingenious Mechanical Devices by al-Jazari DateA.H. 715/A.D. 1315 (Museum of Fine Arts, Boston)

from the Book of the Knowledge of Ingenious Mechanical Devices by al-Jazari DateA.H. 715/A.D. 1315 (Museum of Fine Arts, Boston)

Book cover  14th century Mamluk period Egypt or Syria

Book cover 14th century Mamluk period Egypt or Syria

Woman, in "A briefe relation of the Turckes, their kings, Emperors, or Grandsigneurs, their conquests, religion, customes, habbits, etc", 1618, Otoman dynasty

Woman, in "A briefe relation of the Turckes, their kings, Emperors, or Grandsigneurs, their conquests, religion, customes, habbits, etc", 1618, Otoman dynasty

The "blue Koran" 9-10thc. Gold ink on blue vellum. Although most of the manuscript was originally in Qairawan, Tunisia, several folios are found in collections elsewhere.

The "blue Koran" 9-10thc. Gold ink on blue vellum. Although most of the manuscript was originally in Qairawan, Tunisia, several folios are found in collections elsewhere.

Leaf from Futuh al-Haramain (Description of the Two Holy Cities of Mecca and Medina), mid-16th century; Ottoman Probably Turkey

Leaf from Futuh al-Haramain (Description of the Two Holy Cities of Mecca and Medina), mid-16th century; Ottoman Probably Turkey

Period illustrations :: Mamluk reenactment

Period illustrations :: Mamluk reenactment

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