Study of the moon and stars.  Ottoman miniature from 17th century.   Istanbul.

Emily would love this piece because it is the study of the moon and stars with Ottoman people miniature picture from century. This a type of Istanbul portrait.

Syrian aba via The Costume Institute of the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Nineteenth century Syrian silk aba via The Costume Institute of the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Ottoman Kaftan

Early century kaftan worn by Sultan Ahmed I as a child, showing reverse of fabric and green facing

Bedouin Chief of Palmyra, Holy Land i.e., Tadmur, Syria

Bedouin Chief of Palmyra, Holy Land i., Tadmur, Syria Here we present a stunning image of Bedouin Chief of Palmyra. This color photochrome print was taken between 1890 and 1900 in Tadmur, Syria.

[Recueil de costumes turcs et de fleurs] Sujet : Turquie. Costumes Type : image fixe Format : 2 Vol. Format : image/jpeg Droits : domaine public Identifiant : ark:/12148/btv1b69358193

[Recueil de costumes turcs et de fleurs] Sujet : Turquie. Costumes Type : image fixe Format : 2 Vol. Format : image/jpeg Droits : domaine public Identifiant : ark:/12148/btv1b69358193

Bride wearing Homsieh Lancé hand woven brocade from Aleppo. "Newlyweds.  Bedouin Christians".  Dated 1923, Beyrouth (Beirut) || Vintage postcard; publisher J. Deychamps.  No 61.

Bride wearing Homsieh Lancé hand woven brocade from Aleppo. Dated Beyrouth (Beirut)

Persian Embroidery - A Study in Miniatures - Sayyida Dinah bint Ismai'l

Unfortunately we do not have a large body of century Persian Embroidery pieces. Most pieces that do exist even in museums date to the century. According to Phyllis Ackerman in “Islami…

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