Calligraphy is an ancient art of handwriting for which people took much pride in creating. This specific picture of a dancing man in traditional middle eastern garment consists of arab calligraphy.
Wooden Turkish Sufi emblem, eighteenth to nineteenth century; based on the Arabic word ash-shafi ('the Healer'), one of Allah's names. (The David Collection)
Babur supervising the laying out of the Garden of Fidelity, Mughal watercolour.
Akbar 1630, Mughal.
Gloucester Gate, Regents Park, Night, Autumn 1981/2-Adrian Berg
Persian Garden of Paradise rug
Panneau de carreaux safavides provenant du palais de Shah Abbas (1583–1627) à Ispahan. Collection du Metropolitan Museum, New York. Sefevid islamic tiles from Persia (Isfahan).
Antique Garden of Paradise Persian Carpet 48340 antique garden of paradise persian carpet 48340 detail
Mir 'Ali Shir Nava'i (d. 1501) - Khamsa (Quintet) of Nava'i.
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