Golestan Palace, Tehran, Iran

Golestan Palace, Iran Bright, vibrant colors used in the mosaic that decorate the walls and ceiling of this Mosque.

spices in the souk, Marrakech, Morocco. #travel #travelinsurance #iloveinsurance…

beautiful color scheme- gorgeous spices for sale in the Souks of Marrakech captured by British photographer Shoreham Boy.

16th C. Persian. Three horses galloping  Detail. gouache on paper.

Three horses galloping across a bare landscape, painted in gouache on paper. Perhaps from a manuscript illustrating the capture of Rakhsh by Rustam, as described in the Shahnameh century, Persia (modern Iran).

The Peacock Throne in the Linderhof Palace of King Ludwig II of Bavaria, Germany.

The Peacock Throne in the Linderhof Palace of King Ludwig II of Bavaria, Germany. I visited here in August 1989

ca. 1730. Mughal miniature from Nizami’s famous romance about Khusraw and Shirin written in Iran in the 12th C. Painted in Hyderabad, a state that was created in the Deccan india when the Mughal Empire had begun to disintegrate. The man is in persian garb while the woman wears Indian attire.

“Khusraw Beholding Shirin Bathing” India, Deccan, Hyderabad (c. via The David Collection

Anthology of Persian Poetry  Object Name: Illustrated manuscript Date: 15th century Geography: Iran, Shiraz

Anthology of Persian Poetry Object Name: Illustrated manuscript Date: century Geography: Iran, Shiraz interesting "bathing costume"

Marrakesh

this is not a spice market in morocco, i think. it looks like the color powder you buy right before HOLI and this is (so) INDIA!

Omar Khayyam, 1868 (Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library)

book binding: Omar Khayyam, 1868 (Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library)

Golestan Palace. The Golestan Palace, literally the Roseland Palace, is the former royal Qajar complex in Iran's capital city, Tehran. The oldest of the historic monuments in Tehran, and of world heritage status, the Golestan Palace belongs to a group of royal buildings that were once enclosed within the mud-thatched walls of Tehran’s Historic Arg (citadel).

Tehran-Iran Golestan Palace which is one of the many palaces of Iran's monarchies in the past.

The Lovers, Riza-yi Abbasi

Two Lovers - Reza Abbasi Safavid Period (before Safavid and Qajar Periods (after Miniature, 1630

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