Photos: Luca Bertinotti. From turismo.intoscana.it.
Description from Etro website: 'A mix of Oriental-inspired motifs decorates with style the silk and linen scarf.'
Regards sur l’Orient - Tableaux et Sculptures Orientalistes et Art Islamique, Sotheby's, Paris, Oct 22, 2015
Two European-style portraits of yount ladies, Qajar Persia, 19th c., gouache on paper mounted on cardboard. From sothebys.com.
Philippe-Jacques van Bree, Gentile Bellini in Mahomet II's Court, oil with gold on panel. 58.5 x 73.5 cm. From sothebys.com.
19th-c. French school, Portrait d'homme au turban [Portrait of a Man Wearing a Turban], 19th c., oil on canvas, 54 x 43 cm. From sothebys.com.
Jean-Léon Gérome, Study for A Moorish Bath, Turkish Woman Bathing, oil on canvas, 50.5 x 40.5 cm. From sothebys.com.
Jan-Frederik-Pieter Portielje, Young Lady Wearing a Middle-Eastern Costume, oil on panel, 59 x 48 cm. From sothebys.com.
Puccini's Turandot (1926), an Italian vision of China, at the Metropolitan Opera, NY, from September 23-January 30, 2015
Bartlett Sher's new production of Verdi's Otello for the Metropolitan Opera, NY, opened September 21, 2015
Nikoo Paydar has a PhD in art history from the Courtauld Institute, London.