16th century pomegranate velvet - Spanish or Italian

16th century pomegranate velvet - Spanish or Italian

16th Century Ottoman empire

16th Century Ottoman empire

16th century ottoman kaftan back fragment

16th century ottoman kaftan back fragment

Notes in the front of this tiny Qur'an, in 'ghubar' script, state that it was given to the Qajar emperor Fath 'Ali Shah, reign 1798–1834, so that he could carry it in his pocket at all times. Binding is 19th C. Tabriz, Iran. Islamic manuscript: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper. Laquered Binding: painted pasteboard.

Notes in the front of this tiny Qur'an, in 'ghubar' script, state that it was given to the Qajar emperor Fath 'Ali Shah, reign 1798–1834, so that he could carry it in his pocket at all times. Binding is 19th C. Tabriz, Iran. Islamic manuscript: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper. Laquered Binding: painted pasteboard.

An Ottoman talismanic cotton shirt (Jama) covered with text written in a variety of scripts, including Muhaqqaq, Naskh, Ghubar, Thuluth and square Kufic, in assorted colours, arranged in numerous panels, roundels, cartouches, crescent moons, stars and cypress tree forms, the lower section with musenna-form calligraphy reserved in Thuluth script, with interstices and borders comprising interlacing foliate motifs | Turkey, 16th century

An Ottoman talismanic cotton shirt (Jama) covered with text written in a variety of scripts, including Muhaqqaq, Naskh, Ghubar, Thuluth and square Kufic, in assorted colours, arranged in numerous panels, roundels, cartouches, crescent moons, stars and cypress tree forms, the lower section with musenna-form calligraphy reserved in Thuluth script, with interstices and borders comprising interlacing foliate motifs | Turkey, 16th century

16th Century (Bursa, Turkey) • silk textile fragment

16th Century (Bursa, Turkey) • silk textile fragment

Neslişah Sultan, the last Ottoman Princess

Neslişah Sultan, the last Ottoman Princess

Ottoman 16th century silk textile with Large Chintamani Design. (Metropolitan Museum)

Ottoman 16th century silk textile with Large Chintamani Design. (Metropolitan Museum)

Illuminated Manuscript, Compendium of computistical texts, Diagram of the Zodiac. Created in England in the late twelfth century, this manuscript was intended to be a scientific textbook for monks. The manuscript is brief at nine folios, and was designed as a compendium of cosmographical knowledge drawn from early Christian writers such as Bede and Isidore, as well as the later Abbo of Fleury.

Illuminated Manuscript, Compendium of computistical texts, Diagram of the Zodiac. Created in England in the late twelfth century, this manuscript was intended to be a scientific textbook for monks. The manuscript is brief at nine folios, and was designed as a compendium of cosmographical knowledge drawn from early Christian writers such as Bede and Isidore, as well as the later Abbo of Fleury.

An Ottoman Costume Sadberk Hanım Museum pinned from  http://www.aplusyasam.com/sanat/sergi/505-el-emegi-goz-nuru-osmanli-islemeleri

An Ottoman Costume Sadberk Hanım Museum pinned from http://www.aplusyasam.com/sanat/sergi/505-el-emegi-goz-nuru-osmanli-islemeleri

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