Through this city flows the sacred river, Godavari, second in sanctity only to the Ganges itself.
The two figures shown here are of the Mogul aristocracy. Both men wear as their essential garment a peculiarly tailored coat called the “cabays”.
The travelling Barge, of the Mandarin Van-tazhin, who attended the Embassy.
Sir Matthew Digby Wyatt (1820-1877) – Specimens of Turkish Embroidery – from the Industrial Arts of the Nineteenth Century (1851-1853).
Ojira, To Her Lover, poem from The Garden of Kama and other love lyrics from India
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.