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Rustam captures the King of Mâzandarân and takes him before the tent of Kay Kâ'ûs.

Life of the Prophet Muhammad written at the order of the Mamluk sultan al-Mansûr 'Alâ' al-Dîn 'Alî (d. 778/1376). The work was first illustrated during the reign of the Ottoman sultan Murâd III.

Man and woman in tent from BL Royal 10 E IV, f. 311

Detail of a bas-de-page scene of a man and a woman in a tent. Image taken from f. 311 of Decretals of Gregory IX with glossa ordinaria (the 'Smithfield Decretals'). Written in Latin.

King in a tent from BL Royal 10 E IV, f. 202

Detail of a bas-de-page scene of a king in a tent, with soldiers attacking a castle. Image taken from f. 202 of Decretals of Gregory IX with glossa ordinaria (the 'Smithfield Decretals'). Written in Latin.

Mahakala Panjaranatha (Protector of the Tent)

Mahakala is the principal destroyer of the bonds that tie us to spiritual ignorance. Here he plunges his flaying knife into the skull cup that simmers with a flaming sea of sense organs, and in the crook of his... more

The Battle with the Sagittary and the Conference at Achilles' Tent (from Scenes from the Story of the Trojan War)

This fragment is one of three in the Museum's collection that comes from two or more tapestries depicting scenes from the Trojan War. In the lower left portion of the tapestry, mounted Greek warriors are driven... more

Mahakala, Protector of the Tent

Mahakala is one of the most popular guardians in the Tibetan Buddhist pantheon. Here he tramples a corpse while wielding a flaying knife and a blood-filled skull cup, signifying the destruction of impediments t... more

Panel from a Tent Lining

This panel was probably one of a series of identical panels used to line the tent of the temporary camps set up along the caravan routes of the Mughal emperors. Writing about Aurangzeb’s camp in 1665, the Frenc... more

Panel from a Tent Lining (Qanat)

The size, shape, and design of this panel tell us that it was probably once joined to a series of similar panels that would have enclosed an outdoor space. These textiles, known as qanats, were used in gardens ... more

Alexander in His Tent (?)

attributed to Antonio Gandini (Italian, documented Trento 1602–1630 Ronchi)

Floral Tent Panel

In the lavish encampments used by Indian rulers when traveling, tents were lined with beautiful textiles. This panel, from the interior of a tent complex probably made for Raja Jai Singh l (r. 1611–67) of Amber... more

Mahakala, Protector of the Tent

This black-ground painting is a visualization image of Mahakala as Panjarantha, the enlightened protector of Buddhism. He tramples a male corpse beneath his feet and displays a flaying knife (kartrika) in his r... more

Tent Lining Fragment

This section from a tent lining is immediately distinguished from contemporary embroideries made for export by the use of the favorite Mughal motif of the single flowering plant within an arched niche. It would... more

Panel from a Tent Lining

The motifs on this panel, originally one of several joined as a lining for a tent, relate to those found on a larger group of dyed textiles attributed to Burhanpur, a city in the northern Deccan that is believe... more

Tent Door Hanging

Attributed to Afghanistan or Turkmenistan, Central Asia

Tent Door Hanging (Ensi)

Admired for their deep, rich hues and the strength of their design, the textile arts of the Turkmen weavers combine a stark, dramatic beauty with absolute functionality. The seasonal migrations of the Turkmen t... more

Tent Band

Attributed to Turkmenistan or Iran, Central Asia, Khursan or Khiva

Design for a Stage Set at the Opéra, Paris: A Tent

Eugène Cicéri (French, Paris 1813–1890 Fontainebleau)

Design for a Stage Set at the Opéra, Paris: A Tent

Eugène Cicéri (French, Paris 1813–1890 Fontainebleau)

Design for a Stage Set at the Opéra, Paris: Tent and Overturned Wagon

Eugène Cicéri (French, Paris 1813–1890 Fontainebleau)

Design for a Stage Set at the Opéra, Paris: A Tent

Eugène Cicéri (French, Paris 1813–1890 Fontainebleau)

Design for a Stage Set at the Opéra, Paris: A Tent

Eugène Cicéri (French, Paris 1813–1890 Fontainebleau)

beating from "Evenings in my Tent; or, Wanderings in Balad Ejjareed. Illustrating the moral, religious, social, and political conditions of various Arab tribes of the African Sahara ... With numerous illustrations"

This image has been taken from scan 000241 from volume 01 of "Evenings in my Tent; or, Wanderings in Balad Ejjareed. Illustrating the moral, religious, social, and political conditions of various Arab tribes of... more