Kiki Mora

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This Ottoman tent given to Catherine the Great from the Hermitage Museum is meant to be a centrepiece of Lacma's Gifts of the Sultan show (Photo: Hermitage Museum)

The State Hermitage Museum: Hermitage News Tent presented by the Turkish Sultan Selim III to Catherine the Great in Cashmere fabric, needlework and embroidery in gold thread

A short article about tents in the Ottoman Empire.

Repeating rosettes, arches and images of hanging lamps decorate the interior of this Ottoman tent. Real lamps would have been hung from the ridgepole. The tent was doubtless meant for a high-ranking state official.

BAROQUE TENT 17TH CENTURY   Interior of a Turkish tent, hung with rugs. Shields, chest,low table, stirrups.   Wawel Castle, Cracow, Poland

Interior of an Ottoman tent, hung with rugs. And collapsible cloth-covered lantern. Mostly pinning for the lantern. I have some really ugly modern LED lanterns that could be hidden in these.

Charlotte Mann, wall drawings in marker | Charlotte Mann is a British artist who draws on walls as an adult — and gets paid for it! Mann specializes in wall drawings and drawn room installations, created with bold black markers on a white ground. The delightful effect is essentially one of being inside a large pen and ink drawing. Link: www.charlottemann.co.uk

Charlotte Mann, wall drawings in marker Charlotte Mann is a British artist who draws on walls as an adult — and gets paid for it! Mann specializes in wall drawings and drawn room installations, created with bold black markers on a white ground.