Caftan (Coat) Covered with Syrian Silk Showing Senmurvs (Fabulous Monsters) 9th century Moshchevaya Balka Burial Ground Silk L 140 cm The State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia Early medieval culture of the Adygo-Alanian tribes.
Silk Kaftan, 16th century, Topkapi Palace Museum Made from a single piece of kemha (brocaded silk) without repeats, this mid-16th-century kaftan, probably worn by a son of Süleyman the Magnificent, is unique in its rich palette and marks the peak of textile weaving. The black-green ground is filled with a riot of saz leaves, pomegranates, rosettes and peonies, recalling Iznik tiles in the Topkapı Palace’s Circumcision Chamber, which dates from 1520, and manuscripts of the same era
A Young Man Offering a Cup of Wine to a Girl • Persian, Safavid, 16th century possibly Herat, Afghanistan or Iran DIMENSIONS Overall: 33.8 x 23.9 cm (13 5/16 x 9 7/16 in.) Image: 20.8 x 15.1 cm (8 3/16 x 5 15/16 in.) MEDIUM OR TECHNIQUE Album leaf; painting and calligraphy on paper CLASSIFICATION Books and manuscripts TYPE Album page ACCESSION NUMBER 14.595 NOT ON VIEW A young man offering a cup of wine to a girl. Possibly by Muhammadi.
persian dancer with scarves - The miniature can be found in the Fitzwilliam Museum. Done in 1560, it’s height is 186 mm and width is 112 mm. It was done in the Bukhara school, created under Abd al-Aziz Khan in the Khanate of Bukhara