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Part of Islamic Art
Date: ca. 1325–30Accession Number: 91.1.2064
Workshop of Ahmed Tekelü (possibly Iranian, active Istanbul, ca. 1520–30)
Date: ca. 1525Accession Number: 1993.14
Date: dated A.H. 905/ A.D. 1500Accession Number: 1981.320
Date: recto: ca. 1645; verso: ca. 1630–40Accession Number: 220.127.116.11
Date: late 13th centuryAccession Number: 41.150
Date: second half 9th–mid-10th centuryAccession Number: 2004.88
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The Patti Cadby Birch Gallery showcases masterpieces from across the collection in the major media employed in the art of the Islamic world: pottery, carpets and textiles, jeweled arts, calligraphy, painting, and architectural elements. The styles, themes, and motifs that visitors encounter here will recur in successive rooms, thereby connecting distinct cultures. This gallery is one of three rooms named in honor of Patti Cadby Birch. The others are galleries 456 and 457.
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