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58 objects
F1944.48

Anthology with works by Jalal ad-Din Rumi (d.1273), Nizami (d. 1209), Sa’di (d.1292) and Sana’i (d. 1131 or 1140)

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1944.48

Manuscript; Anthology of four texts: Mathnawi by Rumi, Khamsa (Quintet) by Nizami, Bustan (the Orchard) by Sa’di, and Hadiqat al-haqiqat (Garden of truth) by Sana’i; Persian in black minute nasta’liq script; headings in gold and red; 69 folios, 1 flyleaf with inscriptions and seals, 1 shamsa (fol. 3recto), 4 sarlawh (fols.3verso, 29verso, 48verso, 55verso); 6 …

F1937.22

Fettered camel and keeper; reverse: calligraphy panel

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1937.22

Detached album folio; text: Persian in black nasta’liq script; Fettered camel and the keeper, inscriptions; reverse: calligraphy panel, signed by Sultan Muhammad Khandan and Baba Muzahhab. Border: The painting is set in gold and black rulings on beige-colored paper; the calligraphy panel is set in gold and green rulings in an illuminated outer frame with …

S1997.106

Folio from a Khamsa (Quintet) by Nizami (d.1209); verso: text

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1997.106

Detached folio from a dispersed copy of Khamsa (Quintet) by Nizami; Persian in black nasta’liq script; recto: couplets from chapter eight: In considering of good omen from the Khusraw u Shirin; verso: couplets from Iskandarnama, couplets from chapter nine: In considering proper advice from the Makhzan al-asrar, and couplets from Khusraw u Shirin; two columns, …

S1986.322

Old man and three youths

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1986.322

Detached album folio; Old man and three youths. Border: The painting is set in gold, black and blue rulings in margins with landscape and animal motifs.