Persian shamshir (sabre), with scabbard, bi-knife and sword belt, 1800s, Blade, inlaid with Persian couplets and dedications, watered crucible steel, seed pearls, gold; hilt, ivory, gold, enamel, pearls; scabbard, wood, fish-skin; belt, canvas, gold thread; mounts, enamel, gold, emeralds, pearls, The Royal Collection.
Majorelle Gardens, Marrakesh, Morocco, North Africa
Final Dimensions (width x height): 18" x 24" This photographic print is digitally printed on archival photographic paper resulting in vivid, pure color and exceptional detail that is suitable for museum or gallery display. Item #3112512
The Topkapi Emerald Dagger at the Topkapi Museum
The 35cm dagger was a gift by Sutlan Mahmud I to the persian emperor Nadir Shah,but was never delivered as Nadir Shah was assassinated before the embassy carrying the gift reached him.
LES EXPERTS CAFTAN, TENDANCES 2018-2019 : EPISODE 1, NOIR DESIR
Shoelifer passe au crible les tendances caftan de la saison avec, en vedette pour ce premier épisode de notre décryptage de la couture marocaine 2018-2019, le caftan noir.
Moroccan Kaftan: let the 1001 nights begin....
I am so excited to share a bit of my culture with you today and introduce you to the Moroccan kaftan (caftan): a beautiful type of traditional Moroccan dress mainly worn for special occasions like weddings. As some of you may know, I am half Moroccan and even if I now live in London, I spent most of my early years in Casablanca so I hope I can make you travel with me today and discover something new. Like other traditional outfits such as the Indian Sari or the Ethiopian Kanga, Moroccan…
The Kelaa Mgouna Rose festival commences on a Friday evening where locals showcase their crafts in stalls, but the main event is usually on Saturday from midday where roses are paraded
Arabian jambiya, 19th century, steel, wood, brass, silver, gold, copper, brass wire, H. with sheath 13 1/4 in. (33.7 cm); H. without sheath 12 7/8 in. (32.7 cm); W. 2 7/8 in. (7.3 cm); Wt. 13.4 oz. (37.9 g); Wt. of sheath 18.6 oz. (527.3 g), Met Museum, Bequest of George C. Stone, 1935.