[Scriptoris] Ottoman/Persian book

Carletta da Nicolosi carletta_nicolosi at yahoo.com
Thu Apr 1 08:34:34 PDT 2010

Thank you for forwarding this to the List!


HL Carletta Lucia da NicolosiCentral Regional Signet

--- On Wed, 3/31/10, Carolle Ternus <clternus at sbcglobal.net> wrote:

From: Carolle Ternus <clternus at sbcglobal.net>
Subject: [Scriptoris] Ottoman/Persian book
To: scriptoris at lists.ansteorra.org, ansteorra at lists.ansteorra.org
Date: Wednesday, March 31, 2010, 4:39 PM

Forwarded from another list. It may also be useful for costumers.

It's called "Falnama- The Book of Omens" and features about 300
> pages from Ottoman/Safavid Persian Falnamas.? It 
features many previously
> un-published illuminations from private
 collections (like Topkapi Palace)
> and is gobsmackingly 
beautiful.? At $40.00 USD, it was a steal.
> It's a great 
resource for scribes and illuminators keen on this period-
> the
 pictures are clear and from what I saw at the gallery and in Istanbul,
> close 
to true colours.? There are hundreds of examples of both men's and
 women's costumes (in various states of undress) and more hats than you
 could wear in
> a lifetime!
> Here's the info for 
those interested:
> "Falnama- The Book of Omens"
Massumeh Farhad and Serpil Bacgi
> Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
 isbn- 978-0-934686-14-3
> http://www.freersacklershop.com/falnamacatalog.html
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