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Dish with Two Intertwined Dragons
Date: ca. 1640
Medium: Stonepaste; painted in blue under transparent glaze
Accession Number: 65.109.2
Mihrab (Prayer Niche)
Date: A.H. 755/A.D. 1354–55
Medium: Mosaic of polychrome-glazed cut tiles on stonepaste body; set into mortar
Accession Number: 39.20
Folio from a Mu'nis al-ahrar fi daqa'iq al-ash'ar (The Free Man's Companion to the Subtleties of Poems) of Jajarmi
Muhammad ibn Badr al-Din Jajarmi
(active 1340s)
Date: A.H. 741/A.D. 1340–41
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Accession Number: 19.68.1
'Lotto' Carpet
Date: late 16th century
Medium: Wool (warp, weft and pile); symmetrically knotted pile
Accession Number: 1978.24
"Akbar With Lion and Calf", Folio from the Shah Jahan Album
Painting by Govardhan
(active ca. 1596–1645)
Date: verso: ca. 1630; recto: ca. 1530–50
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Accession Number: 55.121.10.22
"Farhad Carves a Milk Channel for Shirin", Folio from a Khamsa (Quintet) of Nizami
Nizami
(Ilyas Abu Muhammad Nizam al-Din of Ganja) (probably 1141–1217)
Date: A.H. 931/A.D. 1524–25
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Accession Number: 13.228.7.5
Animal-Spouted Pitcher
Date: 9th–10th century
Medium: Earthenware; polychrome decoration under transparent glaze (buff ware)
Accession Number: 38.40.247
Fragment of a Kaftan Back
Date: mid-16th century
Medium: Silk, metal wrapped thread; taqueté (seraser)
Accession Number: 52.20.15
Dragon Wrapped around Saz Leaves
Date: ca. 1550–70
Medium: Main support: ink on paper Border: Gold, ink, and opaque watercolor on paper
Accession Number: 2000.424
Floral Tent Panel
Date: ca. 1635
Medium: Silk, gold; cut velvet, painted
Accession Number: 1981.321
Pierced Jug with Harpies and Sphinxes
Date: dated A.H. 612/ A.D. 1215–16
Medium: Stonepaste; openwork decoration, polychrome painted under turquoise glaze
Accession Number: 32.52.1
Tughra (Official Signature) of Sultan Süleiman the Magnificent (r. 1520–66)
Date: ca. 1555–60
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Accession Number: 38.149.1
Fragment
Date: mid-16th century
Medium: Silk, metal wrapped thread; lampas (kemha)
Accession Number: 52.20.22
Tile with Floral and Cloud-band Design
Date: ca. 1578
Medium: Stonepaste; polychrome painted under transparent glaze
Accession Number: 02.5.91
"The Funeral of Isfandiyar", Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings)
Abu'l Qasim Firdausi
(935–1020)
Date: 1330s
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Accession Number: 33.70
Bowl with Green, Yellow, and Brown Splashed Decoration
Date: 10th century
Medium: Earthenware; white slip, incised and splashed with polychrome glazes under transparent glaze (sgraffito ware)
Accession Number: 38.40.137
Astrolabe of ‘Umar ibn Yusuf ibn ‘Umar ibn ‘Ali ibn Rasul al-Muzaffari
‘Umar ibn Yusuf ibn ‘Umar ibn ‘Ali ibn Rasul al-Muzaffari
Date: dated A.H. 690/ A.D. 1291
Medium: Brass; cast and hammered, pierced, chased, inlaid with silver
Accession Number: 91.1.535a–h
Base for a Water Pipe (Huqqa) with Irises
Date: late 17th century
Medium: Zinc alloy; cast, engraved, inlaid with brass (bidri ware)
Accession Number: 1984.221
Folio from the "Tashkent Qur'an"
Date: late 8th–early 9th century
Medium: Ink on parchment
Accession Number: 2004.87
Carpet with Scrolling Vines and Blossoms
Date: ca. 1650
Medium: Silk (warp and weft), pashmina wool (pile); asymmetrically knotted pile
Accession Number: 14.40.725
Pen Box (Qalamdan) Depicting Shah Isma'il in a Battle against the Uzbeks
Date: early 19th century
Medium: Papier-maché; painted and lacquered
Accession Number: 2006.523a, b
Tughra (Official Signature) of Sultan Süleiman the Magnificent (r. 1520–66)
Date: ca. 1555–60
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Accession Number: 38.149.2
"Preparing Medicine from Honey", Folio from a Dispersed Manuscript of an Arabic Translation of the Materia Medica of Dioscorides
'Abdullah ibn al-Fadl
Date: dated A.H. 621/ A.D. 1224
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Accession Number: 57.51.21
Black Stork in a Landscape
Date: ca. 1780
Medium: Watercolor on European paper
Accession Number: 2000.266
Goblet with Incised Designs
Date: 8th–9th century
Medium: Glass, bluish green; blown, applied solid stem and blown foot; scratch-engraved
Accession Number: 65.173.1
Fragmentary Loom Width with Wavy-vine Pattern
Date: ca. 1565–80
Medium: Silk, metal wrapped thread; lampas (kemha)
Accession Number: 52.20.21
Tiraz Textile Fragment from an Ikat Shawl
Date: late 9th–early 10th century
Medium: Cotton, ink, and gold; plain weave, resist-dyed (ikat), painted Inscription: black ink and gold leaf; painted
Accession Number: 29.179.9
Bowl Emulating Chinese Stoneware
Date: 9th century
Medium: Earthenware; painted in blue on opaque white glaze
Accession Number: 63.159.4
"Isfandiyar's Third Course: He Slays a Dragon", Folio from the Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Shah Tahmasp
Abu'l Qasim Firdausi
(935–1020)
Date: ca. 1530
Medium: Opaque watercolor, ink, silver, and gold on paper
Accession Number: 1970.301.51
Footed Bowl and Plate
Date: first half 18th century
Medium: Glass, opalescent white; blown, bowl with applied stem and blown applied foot, fired silver and gold decoration
Accession Number: 2000.490a, b
Dish with Two Intertwined Dragons
Date: ca. 1640
Accession Number: 65.109.2
Mihrab (Prayer Niche)
Date: A.H. 755/A.D. 1354–55
Accession Number: 39.20
Folio from a Mu'nis al-ahrar fi daqa'iq al-ash'ar (The Free Man's Companion to the Subtleties of Poems) of Jajarmi
Muhammad ibn Badr al-Din Jajarmi
(active 1340s)
Date: A.H. 741/A.D. 1340–41
Accession Number: 19.68.1
'Lotto' Carpet
Date: late 16th century
Accession Number: 1978.24
"Akbar With Lion and Calf", Folio from the Shah Jahan Album
Painting by Govardhan
(active ca. 1596–1645)
Date: verso: ca. 1630; recto: ca. 1530–50
Accession Number: 55.121.10.22
"Farhad Carves a Milk Channel for Shirin", Folio from a Khamsa (Quintet) of Nizami
Nizami
(Ilyas Abu Muhammad Nizam al-Din of Ganja) (probably 1141–1217)
Date: A.H. 931/A.D. 1524–25
Accession Number: 13.228.7.5
Animal-Spouted Pitcher
Date: 9th–10th century
Accession Number: 38.40.247
Fragment of a Kaftan Back
Date: mid-16th century
Accession Number: 52.20.15
Dragon Wrapped around Saz Leaves
Date: ca. 1550–70
Accession Number: 2000.424
Floral Tent Panel
Date: ca. 1635
Accession Number: 1981.321
Pierced Jug with Harpies and Sphinxes
Date: dated A.H. 612/ A.D. 1215–16
Accession Number: 32.52.1
Fragment
Date: mid-16th century
Accession Number: 52.20.22
Tile with Floral and Cloud-band Design
Date: ca. 1578
Accession Number: 02.5.91
"The Funeral of Isfandiyar", Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings)
Abu'l Qasim Firdausi
(935–1020)
Date: 1330s
Accession Number: 33.70
Bowl with Green, Yellow, and Brown Splashed Decoration
Date: 10th century
Accession Number: 38.40.137
Astrolabe of ‘Umar ibn Yusuf ibn ‘Umar ibn ‘Ali ibn Rasul al-Muzaffari
‘Umar ibn Yusuf ibn ‘Umar ibn ‘Ali ibn Rasul al-Muzaffari
Date: dated A.H. 690/ A.D. 1291
Accession Number: 91.1.535a–h
Base for a Water Pipe (Huqqa) with Irises
Date: late 17th century
Accession Number: 1984.221
Folio from the "Tashkent Qur'an"
Date: late 8th–early 9th century
Accession Number: 2004.87
Carpet with Scrolling Vines and Blossoms
Date: ca. 1650
Accession Number: 14.40.725
Pen Box (Qalamdan) Depicting Shah Isma'il in a Battle against the Uzbeks
Date: early 19th century
Accession Number: 2006.523a, b
Black Stork in a Landscape
Date: ca. 1780
Accession Number: 2000.266
Goblet with Incised Designs
Date: 8th–9th century
Accession Number: 65.173.1
Fragmentary Loom Width with Wavy-vine Pattern
Date: ca. 1565–80
Accession Number: 52.20.21
Tiraz Textile Fragment from an Ikat Shawl
Date: late 9th–early 10th century
Accession Number: 29.179.9
Bowl Emulating Chinese Stoneware
Date: 9th century
Accession Number: 63.159.4
"Isfandiyar's Third Course: He Slays a Dragon", Folio from the Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Shah Tahmasp
Abu'l Qasim Firdausi
(935–1020)
Date: ca. 1530
Accession Number: 1970.301.51
Footed Bowl and Plate
Date: first half 18th century
Accession Number: 2000.490a, b
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