Islamic Art

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Thanks @Sally Edith Green and @istanbul!place apartments - of course I must repin this!  Iznik tulips • link to synopsis of historical tulip culture in Turkey

Thanks @Sally Edith Green and @istanbul!place apartments - of course I must repin this! Iznik tulips • link to synopsis of historical tulip culture in Turkey

MARS, FROM THE H1703 FALNAMA, probably Iran, Safavid period, ca. 1580s, volume compiled in 1614-16 in Istanbul, opaque watercolour and gold on paper, 49 x 36 cm, Topkapi Museum, Istanbul.

MARS, FROM THE H1703 FALNAMA, probably Iran, Safavid period, ca. 1580s, volume compiled in 1614-16 in Istanbul, opaque watercolour and gold on paper, 49 x 36 cm, Topkapi Museum, Istanbul.

Woman in bathing pattens (shoes) called nalin. The 'Rålamb Costume Book' is a small volume containing 121 miniatures in Indian ink with gouache and some gilding, displaying Turkish officials, occupations and folk types. They were acquired in Constantinople in 1657-58 by Claes Rålamb who led a Swedish embassy to the Sublime Porte, and arrived in the Swedish Royal Library / Manuscript Department in 1886.

Woman in bathing pattens (shoes) called nalin. The 'Rålamb Costume Book' is a small volume containing 121 miniatures in Indian ink with gouache and some gilding, displaying Turkish officials, occupations and folk types. They were acquired in Constantinople in 1657-58 by Claes Rålamb who led a Swedish embassy to the Sublime Porte, and arrived in the Swedish Royal Library / Manuscript Department in 1886.

Jahongir Ashurov

Jahongir Ashurov

Manuscript of the 'Aja'ib al-makhluqat (Wonders of Creation) of Qazwini, with 253 paintings : manuscript, 17th century. Harvard Art Museum/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of Philip Hofer in memory of Eric Schroeder, 1972.3, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass. Folio 46, verso (seq. 100)

Manuscript of the 'Aja'ib al-makhluqat (Wonders of Creation) of Qazwini, with 253 paintings : manuscript, 17th century. Harvard Art Museum/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of Philip Hofer in memory of Eric Schroeder, 1972.3, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass. Folio 46, verso (seq. 100)

watermelon, Özcan Özcan (Uzbekh style)

watermelon, Özcan Özcan (Uzbekh style)

Biblical story of David charming animals with his magical flute, painted by Haydar Hatemi.

Biblical story of David charming animals with his magical flute, painted by Haydar Hatemi.

circa 1590 - Codex Vindobonensis 8626_It is believed this codex was painted between 1586 and 1591 by an unknown south German artist in the suite of Bartolemeo di Pezzana, ambassador of the Holy Roman Emperor Rudolph II to the Sublime Porte, the Sultan, in Istanbul.

circa 1590 - Codex Vindobonensis 8626_It is believed this codex was painted between 1586 and 1591 by an unknown south German artist in the suite of Bartolemeo di Pezzana, ambassador of the Holy Roman Emperor Rudolph II to the Sublime Porte, the Sultan, in Istanbul.

FARAYDUN STRIKES ZAHHAK WITH THE OX-HEADED MACE (detail) Attributed to Sultan Muhammad Iran, Tabriz, Safavid period, ca. 1525 Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paper Purchase, Freer Gallery of Art F1996.2

FARAYDUN STRIKES ZAHHAK WITH THE OX-HEADED MACE (detail) Attributed to Sultan Muhammad Iran, Tabriz, Safavid period, ca. 1525 Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paper Purchase, Freer Gallery of Art F1996.2

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