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Detail, Single-volume Qur’an; Attributed to Abdallah al-Sayrafi; Iran, probably Tabriz, Il-Khanid period, ca. 1330; Ink, color, and gold on paper; Museum of Turkish and Islamic Arts, Istanbul, TIEM 487
Detail, From the Real to the Symbolic City, From the series Desert of Pharan (2011–13), Ahmed Mater (Saudi Arabia, b. 1979), 2012, Color photograph, Purchase—Friends of the Freer and Sackler Galleries, S2014.5
Folio from an unidentified album; Signed by Mir Ali Haravi (d. ca. 1550); Uzbekistan, probably Bukhara, Shaybanid period, ca. 1530–40; Borders: India, Mughal period, ca. 1630–60; Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper; Freer Gallery of Art, F1939.50b