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"Chand Bibi hawking with attendants in a landscape", ca. 1700, India, Deccan, source: The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Portrait of Sultan Mustafa I, early 18th century. Turkey. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Purchase, Friends of Islamic Art Gifts, 2012 (2012.135) #mustache #movember

Nizami (Ilyas Abu Muhammad Nizam al-Din of Ganja) (probably 1141–1217)."Laila and Majnun in School", Folio from a Khamsa (Quintet) of Nizami, A.H. 931/A.D. 1524–25. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of Alexander Smith Cochran, 1913 (13.228.7.7) | One of the best-known stories of Nizami’s Khamsa is that of Laila and Majnun, a tale akin to that of the star-crossed lovers Romeo and Juliet. This folio illustrates their meeting at the school where they fall in love at first sight.

Portrait of Sultan Ahmet I (r. 1603–17) [Turkey] (44.30) | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art. He was the Sultan of the Ottoman Empire from 1603 until his death in 1617.

E. Hutré | Architectural Project: Design for a wall decoration with peacock, cranes, and sunflowers | ca. 1900 | The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York | Edward Pearce Casey Fund, 1991 | 1991.1288

Young Lovers Embracing, 16th century. Iran, Qazvin. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Purchase, Elizabeth S. Ettinghausen Gift, in memory of Richard Ettinghausen, 1990 (1990.51)

"Design for the Water Clock of the Peacocks", Folio from a Book of the Knowledge of Ingenious Mechanical Devices by al-Jazari, dated A.H. 715/A.D. 1315. Syria; Islamic. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Rogers Fund, 1955 (55.121.15)