Samarkand, Uzbekistan - Samarkand is an ancient Silk Road city and the madrasas and mosaics of the monumental Registan square are among the world's most beautiful examples of Islamic architecture.

Samarkand, Uzbekistan - Samarkand is an ancient Silk Road city and the madrasas and mosaics of the monumental Registan square are among the world's most beautiful examples of Islamic architecture. by arushi_bowman

mosaics at the West Iwan of the exceptional Jameh Mosque in Isfahan, photo by detengase

of the exceptional Jameh Mosque in Isfahan - another great example of the old style of tile work where every colour is a different tile or a tile inlay. later, multicoloured tiles replaced this time-consuming technique.

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Notes in the front of this tiny Qur'an, in 'ghubar' script, state that it was given to the Qajar emperor Fath 'Ali Shah, reign 1798–1834, so that he could carry it in his pocket at all times. Binding is 19th C. Tabriz, Iran. Islamic manuscript: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper. Laquered Binding: painted pasteboard.

Notes in the front of this tiny Qur'an, copied in 'ghubar' script, state that it was originally given to the Qajar emperor Fath 'Ali Shah (reigned so that he could carry it in his pocket at all times

Tile Panel Object Name: Tile panel Date: 16th–17th century Geography: Syria Culture: Islamic Medium: Stonepaste; underg...

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Tile Panel Object Name: Tile panel Date: century Geography: Syria Culture: Islamic Medium: Stonepaste;

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