Persian woman miniature

Woman with a spray of flowers ca. 1575 Safavid period Opaque watercolor and gold on paper H: W: D: cm Iran Purchase--Smithsonian Unrestricted Trust Funds, Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program, and Dr. Arthur M.

Illustrations from Marvels of Things Created and Miraculous Aspects of Things Existing (Ajā’ib al-makhlūqāt wa-gharā’ib al-mawjūdāt - كتاب عجائب المخلوقات وغرائب الموجودات) by Zakarīyā’ ibn Muḥammad al-Qazwīnī, originally published in 1283. The illustrator, copyist and date of the edition are unknown. The nature of paper, script, ink, illumination, and illustrations suggest that it was produced in provincial Mughal India, possibly the Punjab, in the 17th century.

Illustrations from Marvels of Things Created and Miraculous Aspects of Things Existing (Ajā’ib al-makhlūqāt wa-gharā’ib al-mawjūdāt - كتاب عجائب المخلوقات وغرائب الموجودات) by Zakarīyā’ ibn Muḥammad al-Qazwīnī, originally published in

from the Book of the Knowledge of Ingenious Mechanical Devices by al-Jazari - 1354 (Museum of Fine Arts, Boston)

Orologio meccanico ad acqua - Book of the Knowledge of Ingenious Mechanical Devices by al-Jazari - 1354 - Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Özcan Özcan

Özcan Özcan

century Persian medical illustration (according to wilkipedia)

Mid we start seeing rise in sheer garments for men and women. Woman standing century Mughal dynasty Color and gold on paper H: W: cm India

Tile      Place of origin:      Iran (made)     Date:      ca. 1600-1640 (made)     Artist/Maker:      Unknown (production)     M...

Tile

Ceramic tile of a dressed dancers associated with the harem, preparing for a bath,Ispahan Iran Fritware painted in enamel colours

Woman with a spray of flowers ca. 1575 Safavid period Opaque watercolor and gold on paper H: W: D: cm Iran Purchase--Smithsonian Unrestricted Trust Funds, Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program, and Dr. Arthur M.

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