Primer manuscrito extractado de El Quijote / por J.V. Saco ; edición facsimilar e estudo introdutorio a cargo de Vicente Peña Saavedra
Persian lacquer binding, 18th century The cover of this Persian manuscript is decorated with a scene painted in watercolours onto lacquered leather which is then covered with several more coats of lacquer.
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late 16 c. Northeast Iran. Portrait of a beautiful Zulaykha wearing a white coat decorated with figural representations in blue surrounded by flowering plants and trees, and geometric patterned garments and holding a flower in her left hand and a white floral cloth purse in her right hand, with gold and polychrome rules on scrolling floral margins on white ground. | Christies
Really interesting collar variation on a "Burgundian" style gown. Also gorgeous under gown
a shoe with a wooden sole, i'm guessing to keep the dirt off. looks removable since it doesn't seem attached to the ball of the foot.
Picasso to his rotund friend and poet Guillaume Apollinaire. The message reads, bluntly, “I don’t see you anymore. Are you dead?”
Cracking the Voynich - Neatorama
White hart, 1395. The deer (particularly the doe) has the capacity for infinite generosity. Her heart rhythms pulse in soft waves of kindness. Match that graciousness by offering your trust to her. She will reward you by leading you to the most powerful spiritual medicine you can fathom.