Containing over 200 exquisitely crafted works, ranging from arms and armor to textiles, treasury objects, and manuscripts, this exhibition embraced nearly every aspect of art produced during the Ottoman Empire, which at its zenith spread from Turkey north and west to Europe and south to North Africa. From the thirteenth century until the abolition of the sultanate by the Turkish government in 1922, Ottoman patronage supported the rise of an astonishing period of arts and architecture, much of it in the service of Islam, but also as reflected in science, military products, and household goods.

Organized by Art Services International.

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