Cushion Cover (Yastik): Date- Century Geography- Turkey Culture- Ottoman Museum Held- The Met Technique-silk, cotton, metal wrapped silk, cut and voided velvet brocade Motifs- central medallion surrounded by carnations, tulips and serrated leaves
Peacock dish, Turkey, "Iznik" This dish offer the viewer a complex vegetal composition combining elements from the saz repertoire style of plant motif: Artichoke stems in bloom, flowers with swirling petals, tulips and perhaps delicate violets.
Bottle Place of origin: Iznik, Turkey (probably, made) Date: ca. (made) Artist/Maker: Unknown (production) Materials and Techniques: Fritware, underglaze painted in blue and turquoise, glazed Museum number:
The pattern of this charming dish is a variant of the so‑called chintamani (Sanskrit for "auspicious jewel") design. Appearing on ceramics as well as on carpets and textiles, this pervasive design originated in Buddhist iconography
Roger Fry Bloomsbury Group in the early Century. Bohemian as a cultural phenomenon dates backs to the mid century in Europe. It relies heavily on The Ottoman empire for its sense of ornament, color and textiles.