Page from the Holy Quran. 14th and 15th century Mamluk calligraphy, Cairo, dated 1561CE. Source:- Khalili Collection.
‘Hilye’ or a Description of the Prophet Muhammad, peace and blessings be upon him. Ottoman calligraphy by Hasan Riza Efendi (d. 1920 CE). Source:- Sakip Sabanci Museum Collection, Istanbul.
Front lacquer book cover of a Qajar Holy Quran, Shiraz, Iran, c1844 CE. The craftsman was Lutf’ali. Source:- Khalili Collection.
Iznik jug, Turkey, c.1580 CE. Source:- Musee National de la Renaissance, Ecouen.
‘Kanat’ (tent hanging) with flower motifs. Cotton, stencilled and hand-block printed. Mughal India, Burhanpur, early 18th century. Source:- Mumbai.