Category: history

tislit-n-anzar:

Amazigh, Jewish and Andalusian Moroccan Diadems and Headdresses | Taj Maghrebi 

  • Tafraout, early 20th century
  • 19th century
  • 18th century
  • 18th century
  • Fes, early 20th century
  • Anti Atlas, 19th century
  • Early 20th century
  • Fes, early 20th century
  • Fes, early 20th century
  • Rabat, 19th century

peashooter85:

Suit of Persian armor, Qajar Dynasty.

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skelegun:

armthearmour:

A beautiful Kilij with silver fittings and an ivory grip,

  • OaL: 36.6 in/92.9 cm
  • Blade Length: 31 in/78.7 cm
  • Weight: 2.1 lbs/966 g

Cairo, Egypt, ca. 16th century, housed at the Staatliche Kunstsammlungen, Dresden.

armthearmour:

A beautiful Complex-Hilted Longsword, South German, ca. 1520, from Hermann Historica.

armthearmour:

A beautiful swept-hilt Rapier,

  • OaL: 45.7 in/116 cm

blade made in Toledo, Spain, hilt in Saxony, Germany, ca. 1600, from Hermann Historica.

armthearmour:

A beautiful gilt Khanda,

  • OaL: 36.25 in/92.1 cm
  • Width: 4 in/10.2 cm
  • Depth: 2.6 in/6.7 cm

India, ca. 18th century, housed at the Detroit Institute of Arts.

armthearmour:

A fantastic velvet quiver embroidered and silvered,

  • Length: 15.7 in/40 cm
  • Width: 6.6 in/16.7 cm
  • Weight: 5.7 oz/161 g

Ottoman, ca. early 17th century, housed at the Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Rüestkammer, Dresden.

armthearmour:

A late Longsword with side rings bearing the inscription “IN TE DOMINE SPERAVIT” (He trusted in Thee, o Lord,)

  • OaL: 45.3 in/115 cm
  • Grip: 9.5 in/24.1 cm
  • Width (Blade): 1.5 in/3.9 cm
  • Weight: 3.6 lbs/1.62 kg

Italian or Spanish, ca. 1540, housed at the Wallace Collection.

armthearmour:

An Oakeshott type XIIa Longsword,

  • OaL: 50.25 in/127.6 cm
  • Blade: 37.75 in/96 cm
  • Weight: 4 lbs/1814 g

Germany, ca. 1500-1515, housed at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.