Baghdad: Artisans of Silver

Date: 1598-1603

Hasan Pasha is said to have purchased a silver chair in Baghdad, which he went on to call the “pavilion of paradise.” It was supposedly decorated with fruit and flowers. Hasan Pasha also commissioned an illustrated copy of Jāmiʿ al-Siyar. See also: Metal Worker; Illuminator; Qurʾan Scribe; Scribe; Paper Maker; Decorator of Metal Vessels; Inlayer of Furniture.

Citation: Milstein, Rachel. Miniature Painting in Ottoman Baghdad (Costa Mesa CA: Mazda Publishers, 1990), p. 2.