Prayer carpet, late 16th century; Ottoman  Attributed to Bursa or Istanbul, Turkey  Pile weave, wool and cotton pile on silk foundation, 288 asymmetrical knots per square inch

Ottoman Prayer Carpet, late C., one of the earliest examples of a rare group featuring a prayer niche, or mihrab; with triple arched columns on an undecorated field. Bursa or Istanbul. Turkey Pile weave, wool and cotton pile on silk foundation.

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antieverythingism: “ Fragmentary cenotaph cover with Qur’anic calligraphy, century, Turkey. Designed with a chevron pattern as the main frame for the calligraphy, this lampas-woven textile.

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QURAN Scribe and artist: Mulla Ala Bik Tabrizi?, Iran, second half of the

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Illuminated Manuscript Koran, The right side of an illuminated double-page frontispiece, Walters Art Museum Ms.

Samarkand Floral Ornament by Azat1976, via Shutterstock

Samarkand Floral Ornament - buy this stock vector on Shutterstock & find other images.

vector islamic calligraphy - islami hat sanatı ve süs vectorleri for embroidery ideas?

vector islamic calligraphy - islami hat sanatı ve süs vectorleri for embroidery ideas?

visualizingmath:  3D Laser Cut Paper - Geometric Art by Eric Standley Eric Standley is an artist and educator currently living and working in Virginia. In his incredible series of 3D laser cut paper art, Standley’s work is found at the intersection of art, technology, history and mathematics. His vector drawings were initially inspired by the geometry in Gothic and Islamic architectural ornamentation. The pieces are painstakingly assembled from laser-cut paper, layered to create elaborate…

Intricately Cut Paper Sculptures Mimic Stained Glass Windows - Virginia-based paper artist Eric Standley meticulously cuts and layers thin sheets of paper to construct sculptural creations that look like stained glass windows.

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