Islamic symbols and miniature

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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.

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.

Map of the Masjid al-Haram. Probably the Hijaz (Arabia), 18th century. -- part of the literary tradition surrounding the pilgrimage to Mecca (hajj)

Map of the Masjid al-Haram. Probably the Hijaz (Arabia), century. -- part of the literary tradition surrounding the pilgrimage to Mecca (hajj)

Persian miniature

Micrographia: toward a visual logic of Persianate Painting. Anthropology and Aesthetics, 43 , In this arti.

Kaaba-Kabe

Leaf from Futuh al-Haramain (Description of the Two Holy Cities of Mecca and Medina), century; Ottoman Probably Turkey Ink, colors, and gold on paper. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. The Age of Süleyman "the Magnificent" (r.

Adhdhat al-nisā’ "The Enjoyment of Women" translated into Persian from an Indian text by Ziyā’ [al-Dīn] Nakhshabī. The style is 18th C. provincial Mughal work of N.W India, perhaps Kashmir.

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Adhdhat al-nisā’ "The Enjoyment of Women" translated into Persian from an Indian text by Ziyā’ [al-Dīn] Nakhshabī. provincial Mughal work of N.W India, perhaps Kashmir.

کشته شدن ایرج بر دست برادران، شاهنامه‏ هنرمند ناشناس، قرن 17 میلادی، هنر موزه دانشگاه هاروارد Unknown Artist The Murder of Iraj by his Brother Tur and Salm (painting, recto; text, verso), folio from a manuscript of the Shahnama of Firdawsi, left-hand side of a bifolio, c. 1600-1610 Series/Book Title: Shahnama Manuscript Folio Persian, 17th century Creation Place: Iran Ink, opaque watercolor, gold, and silver on paper 21.8 x 12.5 cm (8 9/16 x 4 15/16 in.) Harvard Art Museums

From the Harvard Art Museums’ collections The Murder of Iraj by his Brother Tur and Salm (painting, recto; text, verso), folio from a manuscript of the Shahnama of Firdawsi, left-hand side of a bifolio

Kaaba

Pilgrimage certificate, painted scroll dated representing the Haram al-Sharif. Source: Istanbul, Topkapi Palace Museum Library, H. (Photo: Hadiye Cangökçe, courtesy of the Topkapi Palace Museum)

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