Persian boots from Footwear of the Middle Ages
Historical Shoe Designs/Number 44
Mistress Safia's Middle Eastern Garb Do's and Don'ts For those who want to do a Middle Eastern charachter, that is NOT a belly-dancer. WHat the rest of the people wore, including the belly-dancers when they weren't performing.
Connecting Women to the Silk Road Wearing Silk (Women in World History Curriculum)
Portrait of a Lady Holding a Flower Painting by Muhammadi of Herat (active Qazvin, ca. 1570–78; Herat, ca. 1578–87) Object Name: Single work, illustrated Date: 1565–75 Geography: Herat Medium: Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paper Dimensions: H: 4 5/8 in. (11.7 cm) W: 2 11/16 in. (6.8 cm)
Tobacco pouch made of figured silk bocade with a design of carnations in gold and blue on a red ground dating from the 16th century. Girls engaged to be married sewed and embroidered pouches Such as gifts for Their husbands-to-be. Pouches of different sizes were used for carrying money, seals, watches and tobacco. Tobacco pouch. TOPKAPI PALACE MUSEUM.
Turchia Oggi: Calendario 2004
The Ottomans rose with a focus on war + expansion. They originally built regional power bases. The transfer to world power was in 1453 when Constantinople was taken. The Ottomans were ruled by a Sultan and the Muslim military force, Janisaries. Vassal states held control over land + peasants. Minorities tolerated and Christian + Jewish merchants were very important. Anyone could rise to power if chosen. Constantinople was trade center. Turkish was the language.
rise and fall of the Ottoman Empire (video)
Yataghan from the Court of Suleyman the Magnificent Workshop of Ahmed Tekelü (possibly Iranian, active Istanbul, ca. 1520–30)
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Basin with Zodiac signs and royal titles, Mamluk period (1250–1517), late 13th–early 14th century Egypt or Syria Brass; engraved and inlaid with silver and black compound
Quilted bag with rosettes, stars, and quatrefoils - Egypt, Mamluk Period (1250 - 1517).