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49 objects
S1986.218

Folio from an unidentified text; recto: An angel seated in a tree

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1986.218

Detached folio from a dispersed manuscript; text: Persian in black nasta’liq script; recto: unrelated text, two columns, fourteen lines; verso: An angel perched in a tree; one of a group of four folios. Border: The text is set in a green inner frame with gold floral and leaf scroll and a narrow gold and blue …

S1986.161

Folio from an ‘Aja’ib al-makhluqat wa gharaib al-mawjudat (Wonders of creation and oddities of existence) by al-Qazvini (died 1283); recto: Illustration: A haloed figure enthroned; verso: text

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1986.161

Detached folio from a dispersed copy of an ‘Aja’ib al-makhluqat wa- ghara’ib al-mawjudat (Wonders of creation and oddities of existence) by al-Qazvini; text: Persian in black and red nasta’liq script; recto: illustration: A haloed figure enthroned; verso: text, fifteen lines; one of a group of 2 folios. Border: The painting and the text are set …

S1986.256

Folio from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi (d.1020); recto: Iskandar encounters the Angel Israfel; verso: text: Iskandar crosses the Land of Darkness, removes the ruby; Iskandar constructs a wall to defeat Yajuj and Majuj (Gog and Magog)

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1986.256

Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi; text: Persian in black nasta’liq script; recto: illustration and text, Iskandar encounters the Angel Israfel; verso: text, Iskandar crosses the Land of Darkness, removes the ruby; Iskandar constructs a wall to defeat Yajuj and Majuj (Gog and Magog), four columns, twenty-five …

S1986.251

Folio from a Falnama (Book of omens); verso: Expulsion of Adam and Eve; recto: text

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1986.251

Detached folio from a dispersed copy of Falnama (Book of omens); text: Persian in black nasta’liq script; recto: text, one column, eleven lines; verso: illustration: Expulsion of Adam and Eve; one of a group of twenty folios. Border: The painting and text have occupied the full width of the page.