Islamic Designs

Interesting depth in design

galerie Enluminures Aline Bonafoux

galerie Enluminures Aline Bonafoux Plus

Cusack's freehand ornament. A text book with ch...

see site for many more - 1895 - Cusack's freehand ornament. A text book with chapters on elements, principles, and methods of freehand drawing, for the general use of teachers and students . by Armstrong, Charles Mehr

grey Persian Brush Pack 04

grey Persian Brush Pack embroidery ideas for pillows. A girl can never have too many pillows

Persian motif

Persian motif

Tezhib Galerisi

Tezhib Galerisi

Islamic Art Calligraphy, Caligraphy, Islamic Designs, Islamic Architecture, Turkish Art, Islamic Motifs, Islamic Art Pattern, Art Floral, Arabesque

9-islamic Persian Pattern

Persian Pattern looks like a snowflake.

Persian pattern note the bright color and interesting design

A place to store all the things that delight me.

Persian Wallpaper Medallion, from the Persian Roomset under Victorian Orientalism at Bradbury & Bradbury

Persian Eastern Style Art Wallpapers as seen on the HBO series Boardwalk Empire

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم #الخط_العربي

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم #الخط_العربي

Birds at Baran, possibly from the Babur-nama  late 16th century, Mughal

India - Birds at Baran, possibly from the Babur-nama - late century, Mughal dynasty

Mughal Flower

Mughal Flower, Mughal Water Color Painting On Old Urdu Manuscript Paper

A painting of Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan and his wife Mumtaz. Though Shah Jahan had other wives, he loved his wife Mumtaz so much he built the Taj Mahal in her honor. A nice little romantic gesture, no?

Shah Jahan and Mumtaz Mahal. Color painting on paper Artist:Kailash Raj. Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan, was so in love with his late wife Mumtaz Mahal that he built the Taj Mahal as a monument to her.

Persian Design 14

Persian Design 14 - to zoom repeat clicking.

Mughal Paintings India Artist, Miniature Paintings Artist India, Interior, Miniature Painting Artist

Mughal Paintings India Artist, Miniature Paintings Artist India, Interior, Miniature Painting Artist

After the completion of Taj Mahal, Shah Jahan ordered all of the builders hands cut off so that the structure could not be replicated.  This was metaphorically speaking...he only asked that the builders never work as builders again, for he would take care of them of the rest of their lives.

On the 5 January 1592 Mughal emperor Shah Jahan was born. Find out more about him at our Mughal India exhibition www.

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