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Salor Main Carpet
Date: late 18th–early 19th century
Medium: Wool, silk
Accession Number: 1974.149.46
Kitab suwar al-kawakib al-thabita (Book of the Images of the Fixed Stars) of al-Sufi
`Abd al-Rahman al-Sufi
(903–86)
Date: late 15th century
Medium: Ink and gold on paper; leather binding
Accession Number: 13.160.10
Pierced Window Screen
Date: second half 16th century
Medium: Red sandstone; pierced, carved
Accession Number: 1993.67.2
Animal-Spouted Pitcher
Date: 9th–10th century
Medium: Earthenware; polychrome decoration under transparent glaze (buff ware)
Accession Number: 38.40.247
Dagger with Hilt in the Form of a Blue Bull (Nilgai)
Date: ca. 1640
Medium: Hilt: Nephrite Blade: Watered steel
Accession Number: 1985.58a, b
Silk Kashan Carpet
Date: 16th century
Medium: Silk (warp, weft and pile); asymmetrically knotted pile
Accession Number: 58.46
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
Qur'an Manuscript
Date: dated A.H. 1268/A.D. 1851–52
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper; leather binding
Accession Number: 1980.603
Folio from a Qur'an Manuscript
Date: dated A.H. 531/ A.D. 1137
Medium: Ink, gold, and watercolor on paper
Accession Number: 1996.238.2
"Khusrau Hunting", Folio from Khusrau and Shirin
Written by Hatifi
Date: dated A.H. 904/A.D. 1498–99
Medium: Main support: ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper; binding: leather
Accession Number: 69.27
"The Concourse of the Birds", Folio 11r from a Mantiq al-tair (Language of the Birds)
Painting by Habiballah of Sava
(active ca. 1590–1610)
Date: ca. 1600
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, gold, and silver, on paper
Accession Number: 63.210.11
Silk Animal Carpet
Date: second half 16th century
Medium: Silk (warp, weft, and pile); asymmetrically knotted pile
Accession Number: 14.40.721
The House of Bijapur
Painting by Kamal Muhammad
(active 1680s)
Date: ca. 1680
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, gold, and silver on paper
Accession Number: 1982.213
Dado Panel
Date: 20th century
Medium: Plaster; cast
Accession Number: 37.40.46
"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 Inscription, "Sovereignty is God's"
Date: late 9th–early 10th century
Medium: Earthenware; white slip with black slip decoration under transparent glaze
Accession Number: 38.40.118
Folio from the "Tashkent Qur'an"
Date: late 8th–early 9th century
Medium: Ink on parchment
Accession Number: 2004.87
Calligraphic Plaque
Date: probably late 17th century
Medium: Steel; forged and pierced
Accession Number: 1987.14
A Stallion
Painting by Habiballah of Sava
(active ca. 1590–1610)
Date: ca. 1601–6
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Accession Number: 1992.51
"The Elephant Clock", Folio from a Book of the Knowledge of Ingenious Mechanical Devices by al-Jazari
Farrukh ibn `Abd al-Latif
Date: dated A.H. 715/A.D. 1315
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Accession Number: 57.51.23
Lantern for a Lamp
Date: 9th–10th century
Medium: Earthenware; carved decoration, unglazed
Accession Number: 39.40.87
"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
Folio from a Qur'an Manuscript
Date: late 9th–early 10th century
Medium: Ink and gold on parchment
Accession Number: 30.45
Confronted Animal Rug
Date: 14th century
Medium: Wool (warp, weft, and pile); symmetrically knotted pile
Accession Number: 1990.61
Safavid Courtiers Leading Georgian Captives
Date: mid-16th century
Medium: Silk, metal wrapped thread; lampas
Accession Number: 52.20.12
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
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
"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
Carpet with Triple-arch Design
Date: ca. 1575–90
Medium: Silk (warp and weft), wool (pile), cotton (pile); asymmetrically knotted pile
Accession Number: 22.100.51
"Krishna Holds Up Mount Govardhan to Shelter the Villagers of Braj", Folio from a Harivamsa (The Legend of Hari (Krishna))
Date: ca. 1590–95
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Accession Number: 28.63.1
Salor Main Carpet
Date: late 18th–early 19th century
Accession Number: 1974.149.46
Kitab suwar al-kawakib al-thabita (Book of the Images of the Fixed Stars) of al-Sufi
`Abd al-Rahman al-Sufi
(903–86)
Date: late 15th century
Accession Number: 13.160.10
Pierced Window Screen
Date: second half 16th century
Accession Number: 1993.67.2
Animal-Spouted Pitcher
Date: 9th–10th century
Accession Number: 38.40.247
Dagger with Hilt in the Form of a Blue Bull (Nilgai)
Date: ca. 1640
Accession Number: 1985.58a, b
Silk Kashan Carpet
Date: 16th century
Accession Number: 58.46
Mihrab (Prayer Niche)
Date: A.H. 755/A.D. 1354–55
Accession Number: 39.20
Qur'an Manuscript
Date: dated A.H. 1268/A.D. 1851–52
Accession Number: 1980.603
Folio from a Qur'an Manuscript
Date: dated A.H. 531/ A.D. 1137
Accession Number: 1996.238.2
"Khusrau Hunting", Folio from Khusrau and Shirin
Written by Hatifi
Date: dated A.H. 904/A.D. 1498–99
Accession Number: 69.27
"The Concourse of the Birds", Folio 11r from a Mantiq al-tair (Language of the Birds)
Painting by Habiballah of Sava
(active ca. 1590–1610)
Date: ca. 1600
Accession Number: 63.210.11
Silk Animal Carpet
Date: second half 16th century
Accession Number: 14.40.721
The House of Bijapur
Painting by Kamal Muhammad
(active 1680s)
Date: ca. 1680
Accession Number: 1982.213
Dado Panel
Date: 20th century
Accession Number: 37.40.46
"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 Inscription, "Sovereignty is God's"
Date: late 9th–early 10th century
Accession Number: 38.40.118
Folio from the "Tashkent Qur'an"
Date: late 8th–early 9th century
Accession Number: 2004.87
Calligraphic Plaque
Date: probably late 17th century
Accession Number: 1987.14
A Stallion
Painting by Habiballah of Sava
(active ca. 1590–1610)
Date: ca. 1601–6
Accession Number: 1992.51
"The Elephant Clock", Folio from a Book of the Knowledge of Ingenious Mechanical Devices by al-Jazari
Farrukh ibn `Abd al-Latif
Date: dated A.H. 715/A.D. 1315
Accession Number: 57.51.23
Lantern for a Lamp
Date: 9th–10th century
Accession Number: 39.40.87
Folio from a Qur'an Manuscript
Date: late 9th–early 10th century
Accession Number: 30.45
Confronted Animal Rug
Date: 14th century
Accession Number: 1990.61
Safavid Courtiers Leading Georgian Captives
Date: mid-16th century
Accession Number: 52.20.12
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
Goblet with Incised Designs
Date: 8th–9th century
Accession Number: 65.173.1
"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
Carpet with Triple-arch Design
Date: ca. 1575–90
Accession Number: 22.100.51
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