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Traditional dress of Iran is a product of the glorious Persian heritage. It is brightly colored and fabulously designed which is also adorned with tremendous beatifications.
Windcatcher(بادگیر ),is a traditional Persian architectural element to create natural ventilation in buildings. Windcatchers come in various designs: uni-directional, bi-directional, and multidirectional. Windcatchers remain present in many countries and can be found in traditional Persian-influenced architecture throughout the Middle East,Yazd,Iran
Disused caravanserai, Iran. | Quintin Lake Photography
Disused caravanserai on the road from Yazd to Isfahan. The buildings served as a roadside inn for travellers. They provided security and each merchant stayed in one of the identical bays with the square used for animals. Iran.
Fragment of textile with horses | Sasanian | Sasanian | The Met
This vertical strip of silk-weave fabric has a repeating pattern of winged horses in pearl roundels. The horses alternate facing left and right, with outstretched wings and knotted tails. Each wears a pearl band with fluttering ribbons around the neck, a ball-and-crescent headdress supported by a shaft, and ankle fillets
Traditional Caftan Archives - World4
Costume History. Fashion from Ancient to Modern Times. Culture and history of clothing and manners. Extensive text and image examples of different authors from rare books.
The death of old Tehran - in pictures
Property developers are threatening the old heart of Iran’s capital. Here’s what could be bulldozed tomorrow. All photos by Armin Hage