Islamic Art in the Medieval Period

  • Essays (52)
  • Works of Art (193)
  • Chronology (8)
  • Beads
    17.190.160
  • Fragment
    58.85.2
  • Textile Fragment from the Tomb of Don Felipe
    46.156.8
  • Plate
    56.171.161
  • Bowl with Bahram Gur and Azada
    57.36.2
  • Tiraz fragment
    31.19.2
  • Tiraz textile fragment
    31.106.56a
  • Tiraz fragment from an ikat shawl
    29.179.10
  • Fragment
    27.170.67
  • Textile fragment
    29.179.13
  • Textile fragment with inscription
    32.129.2
  • Ikat Fragment
    27.170.28
  • Qur'an Manuscript
    37.142
  • Folio from a Qur'an Manuscript in Mayil (
    1979.201
  • Folios from a Qur’an Manuscript
    40.164.5ab
  • Double-sided Tombstone
    2010.225
  • Panel
    2011.182
  • Bath scraper
    26.102.7
  • Comb
    38.118.17
  • Fragment
    52.20.19
  • Loom Width with Floral and Tiger-stripe Design
    44.41.3
  • Fragment
    15.125.7
  • Textile Fragment Depicting a Figure in a Landscape
    08.109.3
  • Physician's Cupping Glass or Alembic
    40.170.132
  • Kitab suwar al-kawakib al-thabita (Book of the Images of the Fixed Stars) of al-Sufi
    13.160.10
  • 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
    19.68.1
  • Ewer base with Zodiac medallions
    91.1.530
  • Inkwell with Zodiac signs
    59.69.2a,b
  • Bowl
    68.215.10
  • Inkwell with twelve Zodiac medallions
    44.131
  • Flask with Zodiac medallions
    57.164
  • Basin with Zodiac signs and royal titles
    91.1.553
  • Tray
    91.1.604
  • Bowl
    27.13.9
  • Footed bowl
    91.1.543
  • Mortar and pestle made for Abu Bakr 'Ali Malikzad al-Tabrizi
    91.1.527a,b
  • Bowl with green, yellow, and brown splashed decoration
    38.40.137
  • Two Bowls with Figures and a Footed Plate with Birds
    38.40.290
  • Strand of beads
    48.101.70
  • Qur'anic Compilation Page
    2008.31
  • Tile panel
    2009.59.2
  • Qur'an case
    04.3.458
  • Seal ring with inscription
    12.224.6
  • 63.210.28
  • 63.210.44
  • 63.210.49
  • 08.167.1
  • The Anhalt Medallion Carpet
    46.128
  • Chess set
    1971.193a-ff
  • Earrings and Pendant
    2007.340
  • Pair of Earrings
    2006.273a,b
  • Bifolium from the
    2007.191
  • 63.210.35
  • Architectural tile with partial inscription
    2006.274
  • Talismanic Shirt
    1998.199
  • Goblets with applied decoration
    2000.279.1,.2
  • Bird-shaped oil lamp
    2001.470
  • Folio from the
    2004.88
  • Qur'an Bookbinding Inset with Turquoise
    56.222
  • Bottle
    2005.318
  • <em>Khamsa</em> (Quintet) of Nizami
    13.228.6
  • Bowl with three fish
    59.60
  • Pen box
    89.2.194
  • Frieze Tile
    10.9.1
  • Tile from an inscriptional frieze
    12.44
  • Tile Panel in the form of an Architectural Niche
    09.87
  • Mihrab Tile
    1983.345
  • Bowl
    34.151
  • Large Jar
    56.185.3
  • Covered Jar
    57.61.12a,b
  • 1974.290.31
  • 36.113.2
  • Bahram Gur Hunting with Azada: From the <I>Shahnama</I> (Book of Kings)
    57.51.32
  • 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
    57.51.25
  • 1974.290.23
  • 1974.290.26
  • Buzurgmihr Masters the Game of Chess: Folio from the <em>Shahnama</em> (Book of Kings)
    34.24.1
  • Nushirvan Receives Mihras, Envoy of Caesar: Folio from the <em>Shahnama</em> (Book of Kings)
    34.24.3
  • Nushirvan Eating Food Brought by the Sons of Mahbud: Folio from the <em>Shahnama</em> (Book of Kings)
    52.20.2
  • Footed cup
    91.1.559
  • Chilins (Chinese Chimerical Creatures) Fighting with a Dragon
    55.121.35
  • Carpet
    62.156
  • Hexagonal Tile
    x.228.1
  • Hexagonal Tile
    67.69.4
  • Khusrau and Shirin
    69.27
  • Lidded Box of Muhammad al-Hamawi, Timekeeper at the Umayyad Mosque, Damascus
    91.1.538
  • Basin of Sultan Qaytbay
    91.1.565
  • Carpet
    53.79
  • Deep Dish
    56.171.162
  • Three Men before a Castle: Folio from the <em>Khavarannama</em> (Book of the East) of Ibn Husam
    55.184.1
  • Wine Drinking in a Spring Garden
    57.51.24
  • Portrait of a Dervish
    57.51.27
  • 58.63
  • Textile fragment
    46.156.16
  • Bowl
    32.33
  • Carved door panel
    23.67.7
  • Tile
    1998.246
  • Panel of four calligraphic tiles
    1999.146
  • Tile from a squinch
    20.120.189
  • 20.120.247
  • 1994.232.4
  • 1970.105
  • Fragment
    1972.120.3
  • Elements from a Necklace
    17.190.161a-j
  • Horse Bridle or Belt Ornaments
    17.190.962a-j
  • Bowl
    17.120.70
  • Sword Guard in the Form of Confronted Dragons
    02.18.765
  • Fragmentary Silk Velvet with Repeating Tiger-stripe and 'Chintamani' Design
    08.109.23
  • Carpet with a compartment design
    10.61.3
  • Princely Hawking Party
    12.223.1
  • Qur'an of Ibrahim Sultan
    13.228.1
  • 13.228.13.6
  • Anthology of Persian Poetry
    13.228.19
  • Bottle with molded designs of animals
    08.138.2
  • Ewer with Birds and Animals
    39.40.101
  • Glass Bowl
    1974.74
  • Mosque lamp of Amir Qawsun
    17.190.991
  • Footed bowl with eagle emblem
    91.1.1538
  • Bowl with Arabic Inscription,
    40.170.15
  • Panel with Inscription
    30.112.3
  • Fragments of a Coat
    31.14a,b
  • Folio from a Qur'an manuscript
    29.160.23
  • Textile
    31.106.64
  • Bottle with sprinkler top
    1998.234
  • High-Tin Bronze Bowl
    2000.57
  • Bowl with Arabic Inscription,
    40.170.25
  • Mirror
    42.136
  • Opening Folio of the 26th Volume of the
    50.12
  • Molded horse and rider with cheetah
    66.23
  • Spherical and Biconical Gold Beads
    1980.456,7
  • Pyxis
    1970.324.5
  • Incense burner
    67.178.3ab
  • Folio from a Qur'an Manuscript
    30.45
  • Capital
    30.95.134
  • Textile Fragment from the Shrine of San Librada, Sigüenza Cathedral
    58.85.1
  • Leaf from a Qur'an
    37.21
  • Bowl
    65.270.1
  • Folio from a Qur'an Manuscript
    1996.294.1
  • Bowl with prince on horseback
    51.53
  • Fragment of a cornice panel
    40.170.441
  • Ewer with inscriptions and hunting scenes
    38.40.240
  • Basin with Figural Imagery
    91.1.521
  • 57.51.37.3
  • 57.51.9
  • Dish depicting a wedding procession
    1983.247
  • Bowl with rosette
    61.144
  • 1993.24
  • Dish
    1979.210
  • Pyxis depicting Christ's Entry into Jerusalem
    1971.39a,b
  • Pair of earrings
    1979.278.2a,b
  • Jar
    91.1.130
  • Mosque lamp for the Mausoleum of Amir Aydakin al 'Ala'I al-Bunduqdar
    17.190.985
  • Ceramic Lantern
    91.1.138
  • Ewer with inscription, horsemen, and vegetal decoration
    91.1.586
  • Pierced globe
    17.190.2095a,b
  • Astrolabe of 'Umar ibn Yusuf ibn 'Umar ibn 'Ali ibn Rasul al-Muzaffari
    91.1.535a-h
  • Mihrab (prayer niche)
    39.20
  • Folio from a Qur'an Manuscript
    55.44
  • Princely figure with jeweled crown
    67.119
  • Ewer
    44.15
  • Square Tile
    1975.193.5
  • Bowl depicting a Man holding a Cup and a Flowering Branch
    1977.126
  • Tiraz Fragment
    31.106.32
  • 13.152.6
  • 57.51.21
  • Yazdegird I Kicked to Death by the Water Horse: Folio from the <em>Shahnama</em> (Book of Kings)
    57.51.33
  • Animal-spouted pitcher
    38.40.247
  • Tray made for the Rasulid sultan al-Mu'ayyad Dawud ibn Yusuf
    91.1.605
  • Tile panel with sphinx
    1976.245
  • Tympanum with a Horse and Rider
    38.96
  • Pyxis (cylindrical container)
    1998.298a,b
  • Plate
    91.1.1533
  • Panel with Cusped Arches
    1985.241
  • Bowl with Eagle
    63.178.1
  • Talismanic Scroll
    1978.546.32
  • Textile fragment
    29.22
  • Tile with Image of Phoenix
    12.49.4
  • Panel from a Rectangular Box
    13.141
  • Panel with horse heads
    11.205.2
  • Crescent-Shaped Pendant with Confronted Birds
    30.95.37
  • Enameled and Gilded Bottle
    41.150
  • 57.51.23
  • Confronted Animal Rug
    1990.61
  • Stand for a Qur'an manuscript
    10.218
  • 33.70
  • Incense Burner of Amir Saif al-Dunya wa’l-Din ibn Muhammad al-Mawardi
    51.56
  • Bowl with astronomical and royal figures
    57.36.4
  • Armlet
    57.88a-c
  • Pair of minbar doors
    91.1.2064
  • <em>Tiraz</em> textile fragment from an <em>ikat</em> shawl
    29.179.9
  • Bowl with Arabic Inscription
    65.106.2
  • Folio from a Qur'an manuscript
    42.63
  • Brazier of Sultan al-Malik al-Muzaffar Shams al-Din Yusuf ibn 'Umar
    91.1.540
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