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Zardozi is a Persian word that means Sewing with gold string. Zardozi is one of the most important elements of Iranain cultural signs and Handicrafts. It is named around the country by names such Zar-douzi (Persian: زردوزی‎), Kam-douzi (Persian: کم‌دوزی‎), Gol-douzi (Persian: گل‌دوزی‎) and Kaman-douzi (Persian: کمان‌دوزی‎). Today it is more popular in Hormozgan, especially in Bandar-e Lenge and Bandar-e Abbas and Minab.

Ottoman period (ca. 1299–1923), 16th–17th century Syria, probably Damascus

Tiles from the past. Rustem Pasha Mosque. Istanbul by 1CheekyChimp, via Flickr

Detail carved panels and marquetry strapwork. Kutubiyaa Mosque, Marrakesh

Terra cotta color. Islamic #Moorish style. Detail of #terracotta wall plaster.

architecture sketch

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    ~I believe this is the Western facade of the medieval cathedral of Nidarosdomen in Norway

Studies of flowers by Leonardo da Vinci

Vintage Japanese Patterns - Shin-bijutsukai

Manuel Canovas Charlotte Design Library

Manuel Canovas Penelope Fabric Drapery Panels by TheDraperyGal, $1868.00

Botanical Illustration by Jan Harbon

Sanderson - Design details

vintage floral pattern | cardboardcities - illustration, fashion, colour + lifestyle

RB4606MC Vintage Butterfly II 12x12