Classification: Manuscript

1,291 objects
F1927.5

Folio from a Manafi’ al-hayawan (Usefulness of animals) by Ibn Bakhtishu (d.1058); recto: Two herons under pendant branches; verso: Four grouses in flight

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Detached folio from a dispersed copy of Manafi’ al-hayawan (Usefulness of animals) by Ibn Bakhtishu; text: Persian in black and red naskhi script with title in black kufic script; recto: illustration and text: Two herons under pendant branches, one column, 13 lines; verso: illustration and text: Four grouses in flight, one column, 11 lines; one …

F1909.1689

Folio V from a manuscript of the Gospels

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Folio II from a manuscript of the Gospels. Damaged condition; corner anciently repaired. Recto: John the Baptist and the Virgin (?) Two figures, faintly seen on a ground showing traces of gold.

F1909.1688

Folio IV from a manuscript of the Gospels

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Folio II from a manuscript of the Gospels. Very poor condition; corner anciently repaired. Recto: Christ and the holy women. Faint outlines, and slight traces of color on a gold ground (much worn). Verso: Madonna and saints. Outlines and slight color on a ruined gold ground.

F1909.1687

Folio III from a manuscript of the Gospels

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Folio II from a manuscript of the Gospels. Holes; corner anciently mended. Recto: the descent into Hell. Outline drawing with traces of color on a gold ground (worn). Verso: the doubting of Thomas. Outlines with considerable traces of color on a gold ground.

F1908.275

Folio from a Khamsa (Quintet) by Nizami (d.1209); recto: illustration: Bahram Gur in the turquoise-blue pavilion on Wednesday; verso: text

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Folio from the Haft paykar in the Khamsa (Quintet) by Nizami; text: Persian in black nasta’liq script; recto: illustration: Bahram Gur in the turquoise-blue pavilion; verso: text: 4 columns, 19 lines; from the manuscript F1908.199. Binding: The folio is bound with the rest of the manuscript in leather over paper pasteboards with doublures of cream-colored …

F1908.274

Folio from a Khamsa (Quintet) by Nizami (d.1209); verso: illustration: Bahram Gur visits the princess in the red pavilion on Tuesday; recto: text

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1908.274

Folio from the Haft paykar in the Khamsa (Quintet) by Nizami; text: Persian in black nasta’liq script; recto: text: 4 columns, 13 lines; verso: illustration: Bahram Gur visits the princess in the red pavilion; from the manuscript F1908.199. Binding: The folio is bound with the rest of the manuscript in brown leather over paper pasteboards …

F1908.273

Folio from a Khamsa (Quintet) by Nizami (d.1209); verso: illustration: Bahram Gur visits the princess of the green pavilion on Monday; recto: text

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1908.273

Folio from the Haft paykar in Khamsa (Quintet) by Nizami; text: Persian in black nasta’liq script; recto: text: 4 columns, 19 lines; verso: illustration and text: Bahram Gur visits the princess of the green pavilion on Monday; from the manuscript F1908.199. Binding: The folio is bound with the rest of the manuscript in brown leather …