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Istanbul june 2009 2689.jpg

Istanbul june 2009 2689.jpg

Part of the decoration in the courtyard, this is northern part of the mosque wall as it faces the courtyard.

The broad calligraphic border (with its script in white, on a blue base adorned with floral motifs) is the work of Hattat (= calligrapher) Tenekecizade Mustafa Çelebi. Classical Ottoman, about 1660.

Correspondent: J.M.Criel, Antwerpen.
Sources: ‘Türkiye Tarihi Yerler Kılavuzu’ – M.Orhan Bayrak, Inkılâp Kitabevi, Istanbul, 1994

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