Angel, Persian miniature (1555) Is it just me, or does it look like the angel has watermelon wings? o.O

Angel, Persian miniature Is it just me, or does it look like the angel has watermelon wings?

An angel seated on a carpet Bukhara, Shaybanid dynasty about 1550 AD Opaque watercolour, gold, and ink on paper

'An angel seated on a carpet Bukhara, Shaybanid dynasty about 1550 AD' Angels cross cultural and religious boundaries across the world.

فرشته، قرن 16میلادی، ایران Drawing of an Angel Object Name: Illustrated single work Date: 16th century Geography: Iran Culture: Iranian Medium: Ink and gold on paper Dimensions: 5 1/4 x 2 7/8 in. (13.3 x 7.3 cm)

فرشته، قرن ایران Drawing of an Angel Object Name: Illustrated single work Date: century Geography: Iran Culture: Iranian Medium: Ink and gold on paper Dimensions: 5 x 2 in.

Qisas al-Anbiya (Stories of the Prophets) of Ishaq Nishaburi (Supp. Persan 1313, 40 r.): Abraham`s sacrifice

Qisas al-Anbiya (Stories of the Prophets) of Ishaq Nishaburi (Supp. Persan 40 r.): Abraham`s sacrifice

Title Zodiac Category Ottoman Turkish Miniature Paintings Object Name Falname MS title and folio number Topkapi Sarayi Muzesi. Manuscript...

Title Zodiac Category Ottoman Turkish Miniature Paintings Object Name Falname MS title and folio number Topkapi Sarayi Muzesi.

Mohammed flying over Mecca during the miraj, his ascent to heaven. Turkey, early 17th century. From the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

Mohammed praying at the Kaaba in Mecca. From the Siyer-i Nebi, a Turkish epic about Mohammed written by Mustafa, son of Yusef of Erzurum; original manuscript completed in 1388 A.

Tousi Salmâni ~ Les Curiosités des créatures et les merveilles des êtres (1388)

Tousi Salmâni ~ Les Curiosités des créatures et les merveilles des êtres (1388)

“Maznawi Jamshid wa Khorshid” - by the persian poet Salman Sawoyi مثنوی جمشید و خورشید، سلمان ساوجی

“Maznawi Jamshid wa Khorshid” - by the persian poet Salman Sawoyi مثنوی جمشید و خورشید، سلمان ساوجی

‘The angel Ruh holding the celestial spheres’. A single page from a manuscript of Zakariya ibn Muhammad al-Qazwini ‘s The Wonders of Creation and the Oddities of Existence (Arabic: ‘Aja’ib al-makhluqat wa-ghara’ib al-mawjudat). Western Iran, second half of the 16th century.

The angel Ruh holding the celestial spheres.Series:The Wonders of Creation and the Oddities of Existence. Associated place: Iran (west Iran) (place of creation).Artist/maker: Zakariya ibn Muhammad al-Qazwini - (author).

Copie de Makhzan al-Asrâ de Nezâmi, le premier livre de son Khamseh, copié par Mir 'Ali ibn Al-Yâssi Tabrizi al-Bavargui, ouest de l'Iran

A copy of Nizami’s Makhzan al-asrar, the first book in his Khamsa. Copied by Mir Ali ibn al-Yasi al-Tabrizi al-Bawargi Western Iran; of Jumada al-awwal 790 H = of May 1388 Each leaf: × cm The David Collection - Copenhagen

The Aga Khan Museum: Arts of the Book: Illustrated Texts, Miniatures - Ottoman, 17th century CE

The Aga Khan Museum: Arts of the Book: Illustrated Texts, Miniatures - Ottoman, century CE

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