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Illustrations from

Maqamat of al-Hariri

Abou Mohammad al-Qāsim ibn ‛Ali ibn Mohammad ibn ‛Ali al-Hariri al-Basri.
The Maqamat ('Assemblies') are a collection of amusing stories told by the merchant al-Harith about a peripatetic rogue named Abu Zaid.

Österreichische Nationalbibliothek, Vienna, manuscript AF 9, 1334AD



Other Maqamat manuscripts



Other 14th century resources for Islamic costume:
Frontispiece from a 14th century Mamluk Sulwan Al-Muta' of Ibn Zafar
Illustrations of Timurid Soldiers
Aq Qoyunlu (White Sheep) Turkmen in the Divan of Hidayat






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