Author: Hala Al-Kayyali

Permanent exhibit

A Painted Mughal Scene on Ivory Depicting a royal parade with elephants, horses, and flags. A large white castle stands in the background. India 13th c.  AH/19thc.  AD Blue and White Painted Mihrab Tiles Decorated with inscriptions of Qur’anic verses in thuluth script. Turkey- Kotahia 13thc.  AH/19th c.  AD A …

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Miniature Paintings

Miniature art is one of the traditional arts in Islamic countries. Miniatures are small artistic pictures that clarify literary, scientific, social or other content that occupied manuscripts in the Middle Ages. Miniatures are considered as documentary images of life, environment, traditions, beliefs, rituals, historical events, architecture, uniforms and arts. In …

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