Women Mystics by Lucy Mary Jane Garnett. Sisterhood of Mystics. Female muslim Sufi saints. The holy women of the Dervish Orders.
Auguste Racinet. The Costume History Hardcover – Illustrated, November 4, 2015
by Françoise Tétart-Vittu (Author)
Racinet's Costume History is an invaluable reference for students, designers, artists, illustrators, and historians; and a rich source of inspiration for anyone with an interest in clothing and style.
Royal Persian. 15th century. THIS is probably as near perfection as the woolen carpet of the East has ever come.
The Fabric of Civilization: How Textiles Made the World Paperback – December 7, 2021
by Virginia Postrel (Author)
From Neanderthal string to 3D knitting, an “expansive” global history that highlights “how textiles truly changed the world” (Wall Street Journal)
Indo-Persian Rug of the catalogue of oriental rugs in the collection of James Franklin Ballard.
The carpet illustrated is an exceptionally beautiful fabric from the Adraskand valley, dating back to the eighteenth century.
During the reign of the Sassanids, who ruled the Neo-Persian Empire from 250-650 AD and were distinguished by their love of luxury, the arts, especially those of weaving, reached a high level of perfection.
Fatehpur Sikri, the “City of Victory”, was the name given by the Great Mogul to the ensemble. The former capital of the Mughal Empire under Great Mughal Akbar I. (1542-1605) was built between 1569 and 1574.
Street market with fruit and vegetable vendors and supervisors. The Sehzade Mosque in Instanbul in the background.
A Group of young tree ferns (Alsophila crinita) in the rainforest near the highest point of the road, leading from Nuwara Eliya to Rangbodde, Sri Lanka.
The Prison of the Seven Towers. Yedikule Fortress or Dungeons of the Seven Towers in Istanbul, former Constantinople.
Badulla, capital city of Uva Province at Sri Lanka. Temple Bouddhique à Badoula. Sketches of Ceylon.