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July
31


July
31
medievalpoc:

lostislamichistory:


A phenomenon known as “Psuedo-Kufic” swept across Europe in the Middle Ages and Renaissance period. European artists hoped to make Christian paintings look more refined and wealthy, so they would draw fake Arabic letters, imitating the Arabic calligraphy so popular in the Muslim world.


This is true.
Tatar Cloth
Tatar People (Brittanica.com)
The Silk Road in Antiquity (the Met Museum)
Commercial Exchange and Diplomacy Between Venice and the Islamic World
A little more about Venice and the Mamluks, the Ottomans, and the Safavids
By the time the cloth got to Italy, it was already expensive. By the time it got to Northwestern Europe, it was nearly priceless.

medievalpoc:

lostislamichistory:

A phenomenon known as “Psuedo-Kufic” swept across Europe in the Middle Ages and Renaissance period. European artists hoped to make Christian paintings look more refined and wealthy, so they would draw fake Arabic letters, imitating the Arabic calligraphy so popular in the Muslim world.

This is true.

Tatar Cloth

Tatar People (Brittanica.com)

The Silk Road in Antiquity (the Met Museum)

Commercial Exchange and Diplomacy Between Venice and the Islamic World

A little more about Venice and the Mamluks, the Ottomans, and the Safavids

By the time the cloth got to Italy, it was already expensive. By the time it got to Northwestern Europe, it was nearly priceless.

(Source: respecttheclothing, via uv-catastrophe)


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July
31


July
31
tigertravelguide:

(via Nature )

tigertravelguide:

(via Nature )

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July
31
earthdaily:

Cionn Mhálanna (Malin Head) by Ronan.McLaughlin on Flickr.

Northernmost point in Ireland, tippy-tippy-top of County Donegal.

earthdaily:

Cionn Mhálanna (Malin Head) by Ronan.McLaughlin on Flickr.

Northernmost point in Ireland, tippy-tippy-top of County Donegal.

(Source: SENERII, via roadhorse)


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July
31
flowersgardenlove:

Abutilon is an exoti Beautiful gorgeous pretty flowers

flowersgardenlove:

Abutilon is an exoti Beautiful gorgeous pretty flowers

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July
31

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July
30
giftvintage:

1920’s cocktails

giftvintage:

1920’s cocktails

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