Islamic Furniture & Decorative Arts Photos

Beyond glass, ceramic & metal arts, the Islamic world produces furniture, books plus other objects.

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Muslim world decorative arts gallery at Five Continents Museum. Munich, Germany.Persian & Islamic gallery at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Grave stones from Muslim Palestine , Egypt c1500 & Pakistan at Five Continents Museum. Munich, Germany.Mosque prayer niche from Afghanistan at Five Continents Museum. Munich, Germany.
Muslim world decorative arts gallery at Five Continents Museum. Munich, Germany.Persian & Islamic gallery at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY.Grave stones from Muslim Palestine (891), Egypt c1500 & Pakistan (1914) at Five Continents Museum. Munich, Germany.Mosque prayer niche (mid 20thC) from Afghanistan at Five Continents Museum. Munich, Germany.
Bedouin camel litter from Syria at Musée du quai Branly. Paris, France.Universal Qibla Finder to determine direction to Mecca from Istanbul, Turkey on at Chester Beatty Library. Dublin, Ireland.Arabic text of Genealogy of the Prophet of God from Turkey at Chester Beatty Library. Dublin, Ireland.Arabic script in shape of Mevlevi Turban from Turkey at Chester Beatty Library. Dublin, Ireland.
Bedouin camel litter (beginning 20thC) from Syria at Musée du quai Branly. Paris, France.Universal Qibla Finder to determine direction to Mecca (1738 CE or 1151 on Muslim calendar) from Istanbul, Turkey on at Chester Beatty Library. Dublin, Ireland.Arabic text of Genealogy of the Prophet of God (1594 CE or 1002 on Muslim calendar) from Turkey at Chester Beatty Library. Dublin, Ireland.Arabic script in shape of Mevlevi Turban (1529 CE or 936 on Muslim calendar) from Turkey at Chester Beatty Library. Dublin, Ireland.
Inlaid Iranian desk presented by the Shah of Iran at Eisenhower Museum. Abilene, KS.Inlaid letter box with Iranian Imperial Arms at Eisenhower Museum. Abilene, KS.Damascus Room with mother-of-pearl sofa & matching side chairs at Huntington Museum of Art. Huntington, WV.Inlaid cabinet in Damascus Room at Huntington Museum of Art. Huntington, WV.
Inlaid Iranian desk (1959) presented by the Shah of Iran at Eisenhower Museum. Abilene, KS.Inlaid letter box with Iranian Imperial Arms at Eisenhower Museum. Abilene, KS.Damascus Room with mother-of-pearl sofa & matching side chairs (mid-19thC) at Huntington Museum of Art. Huntington, WV.Inlaid cabinet in Damascus Room at Huntington Museum of Art. Huntington, WV.
Carved walnut ceiling of Damascus Room at Huntington Museum of Art. Huntington, WV.Domed ceiling with geometric Islamic pattern from Alhambra Palace. Granada, Spain at Pergamon Museum. Berlin, Germany.Ivory frame with hunting & feasting scenes from Egypt at Pergamon Museum. Berlin, Germany.Corner detail of ivory frame with hunting & feasting scenes from Egypt at Pergamon Museum. Berlin, Germany.
Carved walnut ceiling of Damascus Room at Huntington Museum of Art. Huntington, WV.Domed ceiling with geometric Islamic pattern (early 14thC) from Alhambra Palace. Granada, Spain at Pergamon Museum. Berlin, Germany.Ivory frame with hunting & feasting scenes (11th-12thC) from Egypt at Pergamon Museum. Berlin, Germany.Corner detail of ivory frame with hunting & feasting scenes (11th-12thC) from Egypt at Pergamon Museum. Berlin, Germany.
Corner detail of ivory frame with hunting & feasting scenes from Egypt at Pergamon Museum. Berlin, Germany.Corner detail of ivory frame with hunting & feasting scenes from Egypt at Pergamon Museum. Berlin, Germany.Corner detail of ivory frame with hunting & feasting scenes from Egypt at Pergamon Museum. Berlin, Germany.
Corner detail of ivory frame with hunting & feasting scenes (11th-12thC) from Egypt at Pergamon Museum. Berlin, Germany.Corner detail of ivory frame with hunting & feasting scenes (11th-12thC) from Egypt at Pergamon Museum. Berlin, Germany.Corner detail of ivory frame with hunting & feasting scenes (11th-12thC) from Egypt at Pergamon Museum. Berlin, Germany.

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