Lancé satin, first 1/2 of 16th century, italian

Lancé satin, first 1/2 of 16th century, italian

Uzbekistan 'suzani'. Suzani is a hand-stitched/embroidered textile made in Tajikistan, Afghanistan, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan and other Central Asian countries - its name derives from the Persian word 'suzan', which means 'needle'.

Uzbekistan 'suzani'. Suzani is a hand-stitched/embroidered textile made in Tajikistan, Afghanistan, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan and other Central Asian countries - its name derives from the Persian word 'suzan', which means 'needle'.

kaftan

kaftan

#silk lampas, Turkey, 16th century, metmuseum

#silk lampas, Turkey, 16th century, metmuseum

16th Century Italian Runner - The Met

16th Century Italian Runner - The Met

Brocaded Velvet Cushion Cover, c. mid 16th century Turkey, Istanbul or Bursa, Ottoman period, 16th century silk, gilt-and silver-metal thread, cotton; brocaded velvet

Brocaded Velvet Cushion Cover, c. mid 16th century Turkey, Istanbul or Bursa, Ottoman period, 16th century silk, gilt-and silver-metal thread, cotton; brocaded velvet

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Ottoman Sultan

Ottoman Sultan

Ottoman Empire's Sultan’s crest. 18th century. Bears an emerald (4×5 cms), a ruby (3 cms), and framed by a row of diamonds and pearls. In the Treasury of the Topkapi Palace, Istanbul

Ottoman Empire's Sultan’s crest. 18th century. Bears an emerald (4×5 cms), a ruby (3 cms), and framed by a row of diamonds and pearls. In the Treasury of the Topkapi Palace, Istanbul

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