Citations in parentheses indicate a recent color publication of the item or, when indicated, other comparable examples. Click on any of the images below to see an enlargement (average filesize, 150K).


Figure 1
Detail of silk brocade, China, circa 1300. Metropolitan Museum of Art, no.46.156.20.


Figure 2
Detail of knotted pile wool rug, Turkey, early 14th century. Turkish Islamic Arts Museum, Istanbul (Hali 48 , Dec.1989, p.49).


Figure 3
Detail of knotted pile wool rug, Turkey, 14th century. Turkish Islamic Arts Museum, Istanbul (Hali 6,2 1984 p.155).


Figure 4
Detail of knotted pile wool rug, Turkey, 14th century. Turkish Islamic and Arts Museum, Istanbul (see comparable example in Hali 6,2 1984 p.155 plate 1).


Figure 5
Silk brocade panel, Turkey 16th century. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.


Figure 6
Ottoman wool kilim fragment, Turkey, 16th century. Mevlana Museum, Konya.


Figure 7
Knotted pile wool rug, Turkey 17th century. Vakiflar Museum, Istanbul no. E-110 (Balpinar and Hirsch plate 49).


Figure 8
Detail of 7 above.


Figure 9
Detail of 5 above.


Figure 10
Silk brocade panel, Turkey, 16th century. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston no. 04-1628.


Figure 11
Knotted pile wool rug fragment, Turkey, 16th century. Gerard Paquin collection (Sotheby's NY sale 6518, December 16, 1993, lot 80).


Figure 12
Knotted pile wool rug fragment, Turkey, 16th century. Ex-Thompson collection (Sotheby's NY sale 6518, December 16, 1993, lot 81).


Figure 13
Knotted pile wool rug, Turkey, 17-18th century. Turkish Islamic Arts Museum, Istanbul (Hali 6,2 1984 p 162 and for comparable example see Hali 28 1985 p.4).


Figure 14
Knotted pile wool rug fragment, Turkey, 17-18th century. Berlin Museum of Islamic Art, no.89-286 (F. Spuhler, Oriental Carpets in the Museum of Islamic Art, Berlin, plate 30).


Figure 15
Silk brocade panel, Turkey 16th century. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, no.06-5


Figure 16
Ottoman wool kilim, Turkey 16-17th century. Vakiflar Museum, Istanbul.


Figure 17
Velvet textile, Turkey 16-17th century. Deutsches Textilmuseum, Krefeld, no.06255.


Figure 18
Knotted pile wool rug, Turkey, 17th century. Vakiflar Museum, Istanbul no. A124(Hali 42 p.106 and Balpinar and Hirsch, plate 61).


Figure 19
Silk brocade, Italy or Turkey, 16-17th century. Gulbenkian Museum, Lisbon.


Figure 20
Knotted pile wool rug, Turkey, 17th century. Turkish Islamic Arts Museum, Istanbul (Aslanapa, 1000 Years of Turkish Weaving).


Figure 21
Knotted pile wool rug, Turkey 17-18th century. Musee des Arts Decoratifs, Paris.


Figure 22
Stonecarving, Ilyas Bey mosque, Balat (Miletus), early 15th century.


Figure 23
Velvet panel, Turkey 17th century. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, no. 15-1300.


Figure 24
Velvet yastik, Turkey 17th century. Textile Museum, Washington, no.1.79.


Figure 25
Knotted pile wool yastik, Turkey, 19th century. Gerard Paquin collection.


Figure 26
Detail of silk yastik strawberries design, Turkey, 17-18th century.


Figure 27
Knotted pile wool yastik, Turkey, 18-19th century. London art market (Hali 5,4 1983, p.5090.


Figure 28
Detail of lappets on velvet yastik, Turkey, 16th century. Gerard Paquin collection.


Figure 29
Detail of lappets on knotted pile wool yastik, Turkey 18-19th century. Lawrence Kearny collection.


Figure 30
Velvet panel, Turkey 16-17th century. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, no.77-263.


Figure 31
Velvet yastik, Turkey, 16-17th century. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, no. 77-268.


Figure 32
Velvet yastik, Turkey, 16-17th century. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, no. 77-259.


Figure 33
Knotted pile wool yastik, Turkey, 19th century. Russell Fling collection.


Figure 34
Knotted pile wool yastik, Turkey, 19th century. Private collection.


Figure 35
Knotted pile wool yastik, Turkey, 19th century. Boston art market.


Figure 36
Knotted pile wool yastik. Turkey, 18-19th century. Lawrence Kearny collection.


Figure 37
Painting from a dispersed Sha-na-ma. Jalayrid, late 15th century. Topkapi Sarai Museum, Istanbul H2153 Folio 1710.


Figure 38
Painting, Jalayrid. late 15th century. Topkapi Sarai Museum, Istanbul.


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