Among the few entire carpets of its kind known to exist is this vase design from South Persia, known by the names “Shah Abbas” and “Ispahan.”
His boots are of satin, with thick soles of paper: these are always worn by the mandarines and superior Chinese.
Constantinople and its environs. The “Subterranean Palace” still remains a cistern filled with water.
The Prayer-Carpet forming our present illustration, manufactured at Ahmedabad, was chosen for the Museum of Ornamental Art as one of the most faultless of these Indian productions.
The Giant Thorney Bamboo. Nothing can exceed in beauty the graceful bamboo, as its feathery foliage waves and flutters in the breeze.
Classical Antiquity. Footwear. Fashions and Customs. Calceus, Ocrea, Caliga, Campagus, Crepida, Solea, Pero, Ceremonial shoes, Runner’s boots, Lace-up shoe.
This interesting and valuable rug is of antique Tabriz weave, of finely blended colors and rare design.
Women Mystics by Lucy Mary Jane Garnett. Sisterhood of Mystics. Female muslim Sufi saints. The holy women of the Dervish Orders.
Royal Persian. 15th century. THIS is probably as near perfection as the woolen carpet of the East has ever come.
Indo-Persian Rug of the catalogue of oriental rugs in the collection of James Franklin Ballard.