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early 18th century silk satin #ottoman yastik ( #turkish cushion cover) • tulip design

An Ottoman Curtain From the Tawassul at Medina (detail). Turkey. 13th century AH / 19th century AD

Commentary on the Apocalypse (Commentaria In Apocalypsin) was written in Spain by Beatus of Liébana in the 8th century. There are about thirty extant copies of the commentary in illuminated manuscript format, the earliest being from the 9th century. One of the later versions is the Rylands Beatus from the 12th century, owned by the John Rylands Library at the University of Manchester : from which the above images were sourced

Radha and Krishna Walk in a Flowering Grove (recto) ca. 1720; Krishna Fluting (verso) The Kota Master (Indian, active in the early 18th century) - Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper.

Fairy and Crane, 18th century. Qing dynasty (1644–1911). China. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Rogers Fund, 1925 (25.59.1) | This work is featured in our “Painting with Threads” exhibition, on view through March 29, 2015 #AsianArt100

Fragment. 17th century Turkish silk, metal wrapped thread; brocaded and voided velvet.

An 18th century hand-illustrated page from an Ottoman Turk dental book showing a molar infected with toothworms. As early as Babylonian times and lasting well into the eighteenth century, it was thought that a toothache was caused by worms. These worms were depicted in art as dwelling with the demons of Hell and feeding upon the sinners.

Album leaf, 17th century. Ottoman. Turkey. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Louis V. Bell Fund, 1967 ( #peacock

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[Ottoman Empire] Calligraphy Art, Hilya Sharif, 19th Century (Osmanlı Hat Sanatı, Hilye-i Şerif)