Pateh (Persian: پته, IPA: pæte; also Romanized as pateh) is an Iranian traditional needlework folk art. It originated in and is largely associated with Kerman province, where it is produced by women. A wide piece of wool fabric (ariz) is needleworked with colored thread. Pateh needlework is done in silk and with flourish paisley pattern; popular designs include the cypress tree and the sun, both traditional pre-Islamic Persian symbols
A STAR-AND-CRESCENT in GREEN -- [19th c] represented the Ottoman Empire (flag)… [20th c] also used in National Flags: Azerbaijan (1918), Pakistan (1947), Malaysia (1948), Mauritania (1959)… [1950s-1960s] re-interpreted as symbolic of Islam/Muslim community… [by 1970s] embraced by movements of Arab nationalism or Islamism e.g. Arab Islamic Republic (1974), American Nation of Islam (1973) ~ en.wikipedia.org _____________________________ Reposted by Dr. Veronica Lee, DNP (Depew/Buffalo, NY, US)
Azza Fahmy gold earrings with semi-precious stones; the star and crescent is a symbol of Islam.
The Prophet (s) called for Ali (as) on the Day of Ghadīr Khūm and wrapped a turban on his head and hung the tail draped down Ali’s back. The Prophet (s) then said, “Wear turbans for indeed the turban is a symbol of Islam and it is a barrier between the Muslims and the Polytheist!” [Abu Nuaym: Marifat as-Sahābah from Abdur-Rahman Adī al-Bahrāni]
Hamsa Iridescent Pendant Necklace on Adjustable Natural Fiber Cord. The Hamsa - or Hamesh - is the open handed sign of protection that also represents blessings, strength and good luck. An ancient symbol, the Hamsa has been present in Mesopotamian, Phoenician, Greek, Buddhist, Islamic and Jewish cultures for thousands of years. In our world the Hamsa has also come to mean a prayer for peace in the war-torn Middle East. From War to Peace turns weapons meant to destroy us into art meant to...
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Is the crescent moon a symbol of Islam?: Crescent moon and star atop a mosque in Singapore
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