Safavid Art, Isfahan, Iran A woman being served wine. A wall painting from Chehel Sotoun pavilion in Isfahan, Iran, 17th century Chehel Sotoun ("Forty Columns”) is a pavilion in the middle of a park at the far end of a long pool, in Isfahan, Iran, built by Shah Abbas II(1632-1666) of the Safavid Dynesti to be used for his entertainment and receptions. In this palace, Shah Abbas II and his successors would receive dignitaries and ambassadors, either on the terrace or

Safavid Art, Isfahan, Iran A woman being served wine. A wall painting from Chehel Sotoun pavilion in Isfahan, Iran, 17th century Chehel Sotoun ("Forty Columns”) is a pavilion in the middle of a park at the far end of a long pool, in Isfahan, Iran, built by Shah Abbas II(1632-1666) of the Safavid Dynesti to be used for his entertainment and receptions. In this palace, Shah Abbas II and his successors would receive dignitaries and ambassadors, either on the terrace or

This is a an art lesson plan for little kids where students draw their emotions and mount them in a strip of 4...a little like a photo strip of silly faces.

This is a an art lesson plan for little kids where students draw their emotions and mount them in a strip of 4...a little like a photo strip of silly faces.

Sultan Muhammad Nur (ca. 1472–ca. 1536). "The Mi'raj or The Night Flight of Muhammad on his Steed Buraq", Folio from a Bustan of Sa`di, ca.1525-35. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Purchase, Louis V. Bell Fund and The Vincent Astor Foundation Gift, 1974 (1974.294.2) #horses

Sultan Muhammad Nur (ca. 1472–ca. 1536). "The Mi'raj or The Night Flight of Muhammad on his Steed Buraq", Folio from a Bustan of Sa`di, ca.1525-35. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Purchase, Louis V. Bell Fund and The Vincent Astor Foundation Gift, 1974 (1974.294.2) #horses

Levni'den (Miniature painting by Levni, 18th century) Topkapı Palace, İstanbul.

Levni'den (Miniature painting by Levni, 18th century) Topkapı Palace, İstanbul.

Lovers in a Landscape • Persian, Safavid Period, second half of 16th century Mashhad or Qazvin, Iran

Lovers in a Landscape • Persian, Safavid Period, second half of 16th century Mashhad or Qazvin, Iran

The Metropolitan Museum of Art - "The Tortoise", Folio from an `Aja'ib al-Makhluqat (Wonders of Creation) of Qazwini

The Metropolitan Museum of Art - "The Tortoise", Folio from an `Aja'ib al-Makhluqat (Wonders of Creation) of Qazwini

Fabric, Iran. 16th century. Woven silk.  The Museum of Oriental Art, Moscow

Fabric, Iran. 16th century. Woven silk. The Museum of Oriental Art, Moscow

Persian miniature

Persian miniature

Persian Embroidery - A Study in Miniatures - Sayyida Dinah bint Ismai'l

Persian Embroidery - A Study in Miniatures - Sayyida Dinah bint Ismai'l

Woman Applying Henna Object Name: Album leaf Date: late 16th century Geography: Iran Culture: Islamic

Woman Applying Henna Object Name: Album leaf Date: late 16th century Geography: Iran Culture: Islamic

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