The Damascus Room, which features the Met’s reassembly of an 18th-century reception chamber from a Syrian residence.
A mihrab, or prayer niche, from 14th-century Iran.
Ceramic Plate, mid-16th century Iznik, Turkey Stone paste; painted in turquoise and two hues of blue under a transparent glaze
The Moroccan Court
Mango-Shaped Flask; Rock crystal, set with gold, enamel, rubies, and emeralds; mid-17th century India.
Koç Family Gallery
Tughra (Official Signature) of Sultan Süleyman the Magnificent; Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper: ca. 1555–60; Istabul, Turkey.
The Damascus Room (18th century)
* Navina Najat Haidar spent eight years curating the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s triumphantly reimagined Islamic galleries.
photographed by Raymond Meier – vogue
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