Silks for the Sultans - textiles from the Topkapi Museum, Istanbul

Silks for the Sultans - текстиль из музея Топкапы, Стамбул

Petit Cabinet de Curiosites - Early century textile from the book, Silks for the Sultans - Textile Museum of Topkapi, Istanbul, Turkey.

Couched gold threadwork on a jacket from Albania, 1840-1899.

GOLDWORK: Couched gold threadwork on a jacket from Albania,

Ottoman tulip design amazing

Ottoman Handmade Silk on Silk Chain Stitched Tulip Suzani

Tree of Life

"One of the greatest influences on Tolkien was the polymath William Morris. Tolkien wished to imitate Morris's prose and poetry romances, and his art often shows Morris's influence. (Illustration - Tolkien's tree of Amalion)"

Khamsa (Quintet) of Nizami, Safavid period (1501–1722), 1509–1510  Iran, Shiraz  Leather; tooled and gilded; ink on paper

Khamsa (Quintet) of Nizami

Gilded Leather Binding / Khamsa (Quintet) of Nizami, Safavid period / / Iran, Shiraz / Leather;

Frontispiece with a dedication to Sultan Khalil. Iran, 1478.

Frontispiece with a dedication to Sultan Khalil (detail). Ink, gold and opaque watercolour on paper, x cm. Courtesy of the Khalili Family Trust

Leaf from a Qur'an manuscript, dated 1137 Iran Ink, gold, and colors on paper 10 1/8 x 7 1/2 in. (25.7 x 19 cm) Purchase, Friends of Islamic Arts Gifts, 1996 (1996.238.1) Purchase, Louis E. and Theresa S. Seley Purchase Fund for Islamic Art and Rogers Fund, 1996 (1996.294.1)

Leaf from a Qur'an manuscript, dated 1137 Iran Ink, gold, and colors on paper

Persian Block Print with Gold Moom Shawl Early 19th Century  Qajar Dynasty 1795 - 1925 A.D

Persian Block Print with Gold Moom Shawl Early Century Qajar Dynasty 1795 - 1925 A.

embroidered mosque curtain • 1830s ottoman • silver and gold thread on silk

Antique Islamic Silk Textile Embroidery with Arabic Calligraphic, An Ottoman silk and Gold & Silver thread, Mosque Curtain Ottoman Dynasty Circa 1830 Size x Size 193 x

Frontispiece with a Dedication to Sultan Khalil Tabriz, Iran datable to 882 AH (1478 AD) ink, gold and opaque watercolour on paper text (on the verso) copied in nasta‘liq script 1 folio; 20.3 x 13.5cm Khalili Collections

Frontispiece with a Dedication to Sultan Khalil Tabriz, Iran datable to 882 AH AD) ink, gold and opaque watercolour on paper text (on the verso) copied in nasta‘liq script 1 folio; x Khalili Collections

Hafiz | Anthology of Persian Poetry | Islamic | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

romanzi, poesie, racconti - Anthology of Persian Poetry, century, Iran

OTTOMAN FIRMAN WITH THE TUGHRA OF SULTAN MAHMUD II (R.1808-39), TURKEY, DATED 1813

Ottoman firman with the tughra of Sultan Mahmud II Turkey,

Imperial edict of the Ottoman Sultan Ahmed II, 1694.

Imperial edict of Sultan Ahmed II Ottoman period Turkey

Anthology late 15th century, repainted in India Turkoman period Ink, opaque watercolor and gold on paper H: 23.0 W: 14.5 cm Shiraz, Iran

Anthology late century, repainted in India Turkoman period Ink, opaque watercolor and gold on paper H: W: cm Shiraz, Iran Gift of Charles Lang Freer Freer-Sackler

Illuminated Manuscript, Poem (masnavi), Walters Art Museum Ms. W.642, fol. 1a  This  is a copy of the well-known poem (mas̱navī) Subḥat al-abrār (‘The  Rosary of the Righteous’) by Nūr al-Dīn ʿAbd al-Raḥmān ibn Aḥmad Jāmī  (d. 898 AH / 1492 CE). Penned in nastaʿlīq script by Ḥaydar al-Ḥusaynī  in 965 AH / 1557-8 CE, the codex opens with an illuminated double-page  inscribed with the title and author’s name. The text area of later pages  are framed by decorated borders and gold-s

Illuminated Manuscript, Poem - Author: Jami Scribe: Haydar al-Husayni (Persian, active ca.

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