Keywords: courtier

43 objects
S2018.1.59

Darbar Mirza Maharai Lakhpatiji

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The setting is a huge, open marble terrace, set bedside a lush arbor-filled garden. A large summer white carpet is patterned with bold flowers in a trellis shape with metal derived lozenge-shaped images interspersed. The Kutch retinue of nobles sits on this carpet on the left side, while the Nagaur visitors sit on the right …

S2018.1.19

Diwan Nawal Singh, Prime Minister of Datia

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Dressed in an ink blue jama and a rich orange turban with a matching wave-patterned (leheriya) sash (patka), Nawal Singh sits beneath a cool white canopy. An enormous amber-colored bolster with gold leaf-shaped motifs supports him. Suitable to his status, attendants wait on him and one waves a peacock feathered fly-whisk (morchal), a symbol of …

S1986.436

Seated nobleman

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Drawing; recto: Seated nobleman, the inscription reads: Shayk Mihr; verso: Head of a Courtier.

S1986.230

Babur receives a courtier

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Detached folio from a dispersed copy of Baburnama (Tuzuk-i Baburi) by Zahir-al-Din Muhammad Babur; Babur receives a courtier; one of a group of three folios. Border: The painting is set in gold, red, and blue rulings in a border with gold landscape, bird and animal motifs, mounted within borders of a Rawdat al-safa page.

S1986.127

Folio from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi (d.1020); recto: text: Kay Kavus fighting with the King of Barbaristan (Barbary), battle of Kay Kavus and the King of Hamaveran; verso: Message of Kay Kavus to the King of Hamaveran: asking for Sudaba’s hand in marriage

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1986.127

Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi; text: Persian in black naskh script, headings in red; recto: text, Kay Kavus fighting with the King of Barbaristan (Barbary), battle of Kay Kavus and the King of Hamaveran; six columns, thirty-three lines of text; verso: illustration and text, Message of …