Ottoman Turk textiles from the height of empire. Love the geometric and floral designs. Very elegant.Two from museums with very special Islamic collections, the Aga Khan in Toronto and the Khalili Collection in London.

Fragment with an ogival pattern. 1570-1580.
Fragment with an ogival pattern. 1570-1580 AD. Probably woven in Istanbul (Constantinople). silk, metal wrapped thread and lampas. Collection of the Aga Khan Museum, Toronto. Cc0 license 1.0. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Ottoman_textile_fragment_with_ogival_pattern,_probably_Istanbul,_Turkey,_1570-1580_AD,_silk,_metal-wrapped_thread,_lampas_(kemha)_-_Aga_Khan_Museu
Bursa. ca. 1450-1550. Silk velvet and gold wrapped thread.
Bursa. ca. 1450-1550. Silk velvet and gold wrapped thread. Image © Victoria and Albert Museum, London. Fair use license. via http://collections.vam.ac.uk/item/O109193/velvet-fragment-unknown/ Materials and Techniques: Silk velvet and gold-wrapped thread
Carpet with star medallions. Late 15th-early 16th c.
Carpet with star medallions. Late 15th-early 16th c. Ushak, western Anatolia, Turkey. Wool. Maker not known. Image © The Khalili Collections, London. Fair use license. via https://www.khalilicollections.org/collections/islamic-art/khalili-collection-islamic-art-carpet-with-star-medallions-txt213/
Ottoman court carpet. Late 16th-early 17th c.
Ottoman court carpet. Late 16th-early 17th c. Wool. Maker not known. Collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Cc0 License 1.0. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Ottoman_Court_Carpet_MET_TP319.jpg
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