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==Projects and Publications==
 
==Projects and Publications==
===Research Projects===
 
 
===Design Projects===
 
===Design Projects===
 
====Household Architecture Project: The Lotus House====
 
====Household Architecture Project: The Lotus House====
 
IN PROGRESS. Led by The Honorable Lady Ajir Tsagaan, The House of the Lotus is embarking on a large-scale project to design our household estates, located in Isfahan, Persia, in the year 1599. The project will include a research paper, drawings and elevations, and a scale model.
 
IN PROGRESS. Led by The Honorable Lady Ajir Tsagaan, The House of the Lotus is embarking on a large-scale project to design our household estates, located in Isfahan, Persia, in the year 1599. The project will include a research paper, drawings and elevations, and a scale model.
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====Household Costuming Project: Coordinated Formal Safavid Persian Garb====
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IN PROGRESS. As a House of Courtesans, it is important that we carry ourselves with poise and dress impeccably. In order to present ourselves in our best light, we are designing, patterning, and constructing full formal Safavid Persian garb for each member of the household, in coordinating colors of silk, with metal-thread trim. Design and Patterning by Sayyida Laila al-Sanna' al-Andalusiyya, based on historic garments. Sewing by Jibril al-Ghazal. Hand finishing by Sayyida Laila al-Sanna' al-Andalusiyya.
  
 
==Members==
 
==Members==

Revision as of 19:49, 27 October 2018

Photo
ChehelSotoonWallPainting.jpeg
Detail from the wall of Chehel Sotoon in Isfahan, Persia depicting singing and dancing women
Information
Founded: 2018
Status: Active
Heraldry
HouseoftheLotus.png
Fieldless, a lotus flower gules
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Motto

آب حیات است عشق

"Love is the Water of Life"

- Jalāl ad-Dīn Muhammad Rūmī

Introduction

The House of the Lotus is a 16th Century Safavid Persian house of courtesans. Our estates are located in Isfahan, under the rulership of Shah Abbas I.

Mission

Our Story

History

Projects and Publications

Design Projects

Household Architecture Project: The Lotus House

IN PROGRESS. Led by The Honorable Lady Ajir Tsagaan, The House of the Lotus is embarking on a large-scale project to design our household estates, located in Isfahan, Persia, in the year 1599. The project will include a research paper, drawings and elevations, and a scale model.

Household Costuming Project: Coordinated Formal Safavid Persian Garb

IN PROGRESS. As a House of Courtesans, it is important that we carry ourselves with poise and dress impeccably. In order to present ourselves in our best light, we are designing, patterning, and constructing full formal Safavid Persian garb for each member of the household, in coordinating colors of silk, with metal-thread trim. Design and Patterning by Sayyida Laila al-Sanna' al-Andalusiyya, based on historic garments. Sewing by Jibril al-Ghazal. Hand finishing by Sayyida Laila al-Sanna' al-Andalusiyya.

Members

Those interested in joining the House of the Lotus should contact Sayyida Laila al-Sanna' al-Andalusiyya through Facebook (Krishna Alexandra) or by email at HouseoftheLotus@gmail.com.

More Information

  • Link to off site web site