Turkish nomad carpets made by nomad tribes throughout the Ottoman empire, known generally as Smyrna carpets. The women mostly working on them in winter.
Embroidered Bobinet Scarf from Delphi, India. Art treasures of the United Kingdom from the Art Treasures Exhibition 1858.
Mughal Empire. Indian Helmet, shield and swords.
The Proberty of the East India Company. Battle axe and Martel with Sheath.
Fac-simile of a portion of a native Indian drawing. Design for a shawl. Museum of the East India Company. Source: Art treasures of the United Kingdom from the Art Treasures… Read More
Indonesian Culture. Fabrics and Weapons of the Malays. The Malay (Orang Melayu) are an ethnic group in Southeast Asia. They belong to the Austronesian ethnic groups and speak the Malay… Read More
FAR-A WAY-MOSES. (Jew.) “When Mark Twain went through Constantinople he would stop at a shop, and when he looked around for his guide he would see Moses fifty yards ahead,… Read More
Plantation workers harvest pepper in the historic, fabulous Malabar, today’s Kerala state, South-West of India.
Antique Fabrics. Red silk, patterned with figures of Samson and the Lion. Fabric with elephant pattern. Fabric with cock pattern, Persia.
India. Garments, Dresses. Principal Costumes. The Feminine Costume of the World. Dresses. Part VII. India. Plate 3.
India. Coiffures, Hats, Head-dresses. The Feminin Costume of the World. Coiffures, Hats, Head-dresses. Part VII. India. Plate 7.