[Scriptoris] Ottoman/Persian book
Carletta da Nicolosi
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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-
pictures are clear and from what I saw at the gallery and in Istanbul,
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
> "Falnama- The Book of Omens"
Massumeh Farhad and Serpil Bacgi
> Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
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