Illustrations from

Maqāmāt of al-Hariri

(Abou Mohammad al-Qāsim ibn ‛Ali ibn Mohammad ibn ‛Ali al-Hariri al-Basri)

St. Petersburg Branch of the Institute of Oriental Studies,
manuscript C-23 of c. 1225-35



Maqamat manuscripts



Other resources for 13th century Islamic costume:
Kitab al-Aghani (Book of Songs), c. 1218-19, probably Mosul
Seljuk battle plate, early 13th century
Na't al-hayawan a medical treatise, c. 1220