Obi with Waves Period: Meiji period (1868–1912) Culture: Japan Medium: Silk and metallic thread double cloth (fûtsû

Obi with Waves Period: Meiji period Culture: Japan Medium: Silk and metallic thread double cloth (fûtsû by rachelpp

Persian miniature paintings

Exhibition of Persian miniature paintings organized in 2005 by the Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art

Tezhib Minyatür ve Şukufe Sanatçısı SEMA ONAT

Mesmerized by the intermingling motifs of Tezhib miniatures, a popular form of Turkish decorative art.

Reza Badrossama  نقاشی رضا بدرالسما سیمرغ ققنوس phoenix foenix آبرنگ و گواش Water Color& Gouach

Reza Badrossama نقاشی رضا بدرالسما سیمرغ ققنوس phoenix foenix آبرنگ و گواش Water Color& Gouach

BAHMAN-ARDESHIR SWALLOWED BY A DRAGON Abu Tahir Mohammad b. Hoseyn al-Tarsusi, Darabnameh Mughal, c.1580–1585. Opaque watercolour, ink and gold on paper.

Bahman-Ardeshir swallowed by a dragon Abu Tahir Mohammad b. Hoseyn al-Tarsusi, Darabnameh Mughal, Opaque watercolour, ink and gold on pape

Snow Phoenix

Toshiyuki Enoki ~ Regeneration - [The phoenix is the founder of all animals, immortal and symbolizes resurrection and eternal, it is also a creature symbolizes the emperor]

"Simurgh"  ~The Kitab Aja’ib al-makhluqat wa Gharaib al-Mawjudat, usually known as “The Cosmography” or “The Wonders of Creation,” was compiled in the middle 1200s in what is now Iran or Iraq and is considered one of the most important natural history texts of the medieval Islamic world.  The author Abu Yahya Zakariya ibn Muhammad ibn Mahmud-al-Qazwini (ca. 1203-1283 C.E.), known simply as al-Qazwini,  was one of the most noted natural historians, geographers and encyclopedists of the…

A simurgh - a monstrous mythical bird with the power of reasoning and speech. From ‘Ajā’ib al-makhlūqāt wa-gharā’ib al-mawjūdāt (Marvels of Things Created and Miraculous Aspects of Things Existing) by al-Qazwīnī (d.

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Illumination Art, Turkish Art, Arabic Art, Calligraphy Art, Islamic Calligraphy, Illuminated Manuscript, Islamic Art, Persian Pattern, Arabesque

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