Christabel Anderson is one of our collaborators on the Orthodox Art Journal. She is a British Iconographer and Manuscript Illuminator to whom was recently attributed the prestigious QEST (Queen Elizabeth Scholarship Trust) Craft award. That someone who considers herself…Read more →

Horse - Power Miniature painting of a Persian horse in hand made watercolour paints, with shell gold, emeralds and rubies on tea stained wasli paper.

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Costume Turkish-Persian Empires Ghaznavid, Seljuq and Ottoman, to name the most prominent. The Turks and Persians were the premier military tack makers of all time and creators of exquisitely adorned horse gear for the aristocracy and ruling sultans.

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Persian Horses

♂ A Prince and Princess on Horseback, made in India in the century (source). A Prince and princess on horseback century Mughal dynasty Color and gold on paper H: W: cm India Gift of Charles Lang Freer Freer and Sackler.