Anthology of Persian Poetry (Safina) 'Abd al-'Azim al-Yahya, circa 1681-5 C.E. (A.H. 1092-96), Islamic (Iran).  Ink and watercolor on paper, 19.1 x 7.9 cm. Image courtesy of the Metropolitan Museum of Art (accession number: 2003.1321).

Anthology of Persian Poetry (Safina) 'Abd al-'Azim al-Yahya, circa C. Image courtesy of the Metropolitan Museum of Art (accession number:

Riza-i Abbasi Miniatures, Gouache and gold, 26x16.7 cm Origin: Iran, 1612, Safavid Dynasty

Convivial Party - Riza-i Abbasi

Riza-i Abbasi Miniatures, Gouache and gold, cm Origin: Iran, Safavid Dynasty This is one of the best works by the renowned artist Riza-i Abbasi. The miniature is the right part of a diptych showing a noble youth feasting in the company of his suite.

Illustration depicting Khosrow watching Shirin bathing. From p.96 of MS Browne 1434, the Khamsa of Nizami (Persian, 1540). This story comes from the second part of the Khamsa, ‘Khosrow and Shirin’.

The detail (below) shows Shirin bathing in a pool. From of MS Browne the Khamsa of Nizami (Persian, This story comes from the second part of the Khamsa, ‘Khosrow and Shirin’.

who does not know the story of Laila & Majnu

Laila And Majnu by Unknown Artist, India. BonzaSheila Presents The Art Of Love Archives For April, 2009

FB Ottoman Imperial · Ottoman era hats, 1774. Osmanlı dönemi başlıklar, 1774.

FB Ottoman Imperial · Ottoman era hats, 1774. Osmanlı dönemi başlıklar, 1774.

maybe they wore funny hats FB Ottoman Imperial · Ottoman era hats, 1774. Osmanlı dönemi başlıklar, 1774.

maybe they wore funny hats FB Ottoman Imperial · Ottoman era hats, 1774. Osmanlı dönemi başlıklar, 1774.

A Youth in Persian Costume. India, Golconda, c. 1630-40. Opaque pigments with gold on paper.   http://storage.canalblog.com/94/54/119589/109247293_o.jpg

A Youth in Persian Costume, India, Golconda, c. Opaque pigments with gold on paper.

Safavid period - Arts of the Islamic World | Album page: a group of dervishes |

Album page: a group of dervishes early century Safavid period Ink and color on paper H: W: cm Isfahan, Iran Purchase Freer-Sackler

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