Pergamonmuseum - Pictures of Comfort and Design: Carpets in Indian Miniature Painting

The exhibition in the Islamic Book Arts gallery at the Museum für Islamische Kunst (in the Pergamanonmuseum) presents around 22 Indo-Islamic paintings from the Mughal era that demonstrate the use of carpets in the courtly context.
Until January 26, 2018
 
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The Mughal Emperor Muhammad Shah (r. 1720–48) on a grey carpet with green scrolling vines and pink blossoms, India, first half of the 18th century, opaque watercolour and gold on paper © Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Museum für Islamische Kunst / Ingrid Geske
 
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The Mughal Emperor Jahangir (r. 1605–27) with his wife on an imperial carpet with a lattice and flower pattern, probably from Kashmir, India or Lahore, present-day Pakistan, early 17th century, opaque watercolour and gold on paper © Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Museum für Islamische Kunst / Ingrid Geske

 
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