Summer Gardens of Kashmir. Mughal garden of Dara Shikoh at Bijbihara. Dara Shukoh’s Album. Verinag Bagh of Anantnag. Amarnath pilgrims. Achibal Bagh.
THE details that fill the accompanying plate are too numerous for us to indicate the sources from which they have been derived, but they have all been taken from manuscripts of the fifteenth century.
CRETE AND GREECE. Middle and Late Minoan circa 2000—1200 B.C. Vessels from Cnossus, Mochlos, Korakou, Palaikastro, Melos.
European Hand Firearms of the Sixteenth Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries, by Herbert J. Jackson.
Sir Matthew Digby Wyatt (1820-1877) – Specimens of Turkish Embroidery – from the Industrial Arts of the Nineteenth Century (1851-1853).
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.”
Fan of pierced gold arabesque work, diamonds, rubies and emeralds, finely carved mother-of-pearl, richly inlaid with pure gold floral wreaths and Brussels lace.
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 carpet is a very fine example of the time of James I. The whole design is characteristically English of the period.
Ornamental treasures. In Russia we find enamel ornaments on gold, silver and copper still as widely distributed and as highly esteemed as in former times when they first attained their reputation.