Please browse the Fatimid artificats and Islamic Art at the Freer and Arthur Sackler Galleries by clicking the links shown below. If in (or visiting) Washington D.C. plan on attending a special tour of Islamic Arts on May 26, 2009. See RECOMMENDATION at the bottom of this page.
Arts of the Islamic World | | F1908.44v
Business letter. 11th-12th centuries Fatimid period Ink on paper H: 19.0 W: 14.0 cm Egypt F1908.44v.
Arts of the Islamic World | | F1966.26
Fatimid period. Glazed clay. H: 6.3 W: 21.3 cm.
Arts of the Islamic World | | F1941.12
Plate. 12th century. Fatimid period. Earthenware painted over glaze with luster. H: 7.0 W: 9.2 cm. Egypt F1941.12.
Arts of the Islamic World | | F1948.25
Armlet or Anklet. 11th century. Fatimid period. Gold H: 12.9 W: 10.8 cm.
Arts of the Islamic World | | F1949.14
Flask. mid 10th century. Fatimid period. Rock crystal, with enameled gold mount. H: 15.1 W: 6.8 D: 3.9 cm.
Arts of the Islamic World | | F1908.44rr
Fatimid period Ink on paper H: 18.4 W: 12.7 cm
Arts of the Islamic World | | F1908.44aa
Fatimid period Ink on paper H: 29.5 W: 9.5 cm
MORE ISLAMIC ART
Please click http://www.asia.si.edu/collections/results.cfm?group=Islamic to browse more Islamic Art at the Freer and Arthur Sackler Galleries.
If you are in Washington D.C. on May 26, 2009, Take a Tour of the Arts of the Islamic World starting at 1:15pm at the Freer Gallery. See how a variety of artistic traditions have thrived since the advent of Islam in the late seventh century. For details, please view the May calendar at http://www.asia.si.edu/events/index.asp
Please also visit on-line exhbition at http://www.asia.si.edu/exhibitions/online/islamic/default.htm