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58 objects
F1967.8

Folio from a Khamsa (Quintet) by Nizami (d. 1209); Couple with attendants; verso: text: Chapter thirty-one: discrediting overindulgence in eating, part from Khusraw va Shirin

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1967.8

Detached folio from a dispersed copy of a Khamsa (Quintet) by Nizami; text: Persian in black nasta’liq script; recto: illustration: Couple with attendants, empty panel in the upper right; verso: text: Chapter thirty-one: discrediting overindulgence in eating, part from Khusraw va Shirin, 2 columns, 15 lines. Border: The painting is set in gold, blue, and …

F1967.6

Folio from a Yusuf and Zulaykha by Jami (d. 1492); recto: Egyptian women overwhelmed by Yusuf’s beauty; verso: text, Egyptian women cut their hands at the sight of Yusuf’s beauty

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1967.6

Detached folio from a dispersed copy of a Yusuf and Zulaykha by Jami; text: Persian in black nasta’liq script; recto: illustration: Egyptian women overwhelmed by Yusuf’s beauty; verso: text: Egyptian women cut their hands at the sight of Yusuf’s beauty, two columns, 14 lines. Border: The recto is set in red, blue, green, and black …

F1965.27

Plate

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1965.27
F1953.70

Bowl

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1953.70
F1952.11

Plate

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1952.11
F1951.17

Candlestick

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1951.17
F1946.12.272

Colophon of Leyli u Manjnun from a Haft awrang (Seven thrones) by Jami (d. 1492)

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1946.12.272

Folio of text from a manuscript of the Haft awrang (Seven thrones). Recto: text; verso: blank. Colophon from the poem “Laila wa-Majnun” (“Laila and Majnun”)- fols.225b-272a, composed in 889H/1484. The colophon gives the name of the princely patron, the name of the scribe Muhibb ‘Ali, the date, first of Shawwal 972 (May 2nd, 1556), and …