Wooden Turkish Sufi emblem, eighteenth to nineteenth century; based on the Arabic word ash-shafi (The Healer), one of Allah's names

"The Healer".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)

Persian kulah khud (helmet) 17th century, Safavid period. Watered steel with gold overlay and inlay with steel and brass chain mail, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, Ma.

Watered steel with gold overlay and inlay with steel and brass chain mail, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, Ma.

antique wooden hamsa - Size of a real hand - probably from Persia (18th-19th century)

antique wooden hamsa - Size of a real hand - probably from Persia century) inspiration for the hand placement?

Standard ('Alam) Object Name: Standard Date: late 17th–early 18th century Geography: India, Deccan Culture: Islamic Medium: Brass Dimensions: H. 38 in. (96.5 cm) W. 12 in. (30.5 cm) Classification: Metal Credit Line: Purchase, Friends of Islamic Art Gifts, 2013

Standard ('Alam) Object Name: Standard Date: late century Geography: India, Deccan Culture: Islamic Medium: Brass Dimensions: H. cm) Classification: Metal Credit Line: Purchase, Friends of Islamic Art Gifts, 2013

18th century, gilt silver religious stand (alam) in the form of the Hand of Fatima

century, gilt silver religious stand (alam) in the form of the Hand of Fatima. From the Deccan Region

A steel standard (or 'alam) dating from the first half of the 17th century. These objects, carried in Shi'i religious processions, evolved from battle standards

In pictures: The British Museum's Shah Abbas exhibition

Steel ‘Alam, Iran, first half of the century. The standards carried in Shi’ite religious processions, called ‘alams, originated in battle standards where they indicated the presence of the ruler. From the Qum section. © The Trustees of the British Museum.

A SAFAVID PIERCED STEEL QUATREFOIL PANEL IRAN, SECOND HALF 17TH OR EARLY 18TH CENTURY

A SAFAVID PIERCED STEEL QUATREFOIL PANEL IRAN, SECOND HALF 17TH OR EARLY 18TH CENTURY

This standard was made from a pear-shaped sheet of steel ending in two divergent outgrowths alluding to the two tips of the Dhu’l-fiqar sword.

The Aga Khan Museum: Metalwork - Safavid, century CE

Indian brass processional standard [alam] Hyderabad, India, dated 1851, almost certainly created for the Muharram commemoration at the Hyderabad royal ashur kahana shrine. Each year alamare displayed to mark the martyrdom of Hussein, grandson of the Prophet Muhammad and believed by Shia Muslims to be the rightful heir to the Muslim caliphate. When carried in procession they are awarded the same ceremony as the sultan – accompanied by a royal parasol, peacock fans, incense and flowers,163.0…

Indian brass processional standard [alam] Hyderabad, India, dated almost…

Deniz Tunç › Decorative Object

Turkish sculptures in copper, silver leaf, plexy foot: Deniz Tunç & Sanjac Alem

Standard head Inscribed: He is God; Glory be to him. God, light of the heaven and the earth. O Victorious one! (Iran, Safavid period, 1097)

Standard head Inscribed: He is God; Glory be to him. God, light of the heaven and the earth. O Victorious one!

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yy'dan kalma bir Osmanlı sancak alemi (Türk ve İslam Eserleri Müzesi)

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