wanweipedia

Turkish and Islamic Arts Museum

Main building of the museum.
Left image: Large Lotto carpet, Western Anatolia, Uşak, 16th century.
Right image: Design detail. Turkish and Islamic Arts Museum.

The Turkish and Islamic Arts Museum (Turkish: Türk ve İslam Eserleri Müzesi) is a museum located in Sultanahmet Square in Fatih district of Istanbul, Turkey. Constructed in 1524, the building was formerly the palace of Pargalı Ibrahim Pasha, who was the second grand vizier to Suleiman the Magnificent, and was once thought to have been the husband of the Sultan's sister, Hatice Sultan.

The collection includes notable examples of Islamic calligraphy, tiles, and rugs as well as ethnographic displays on various cultures in Turkey, particularly nomad groups. These displays recreate rooms or dwellings from different time periods and regions.

See also

Gallery

References

External links

Coordinates: 41°0′22.68″N 28°58′28.42″E / 41.0063000°N 28.9745611°E / 41.0063000; 28.9745611


This page was last updated at 2019-11-13 03:28, update this pageView original page

All information on this site, including but not limited to text, pictures, etc., are reproduced on Wikipedia (wikipedia.org), following the . Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License


Top

If the math, chemistry, physics and other formulas on this page are not displayed correctly, please useFirefox or Safari