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13 objects
S1986.113

Folio from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi (d.1020); recto: A hunt in the mountains; verso: text

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1986.113

Detached frontispiece from a dispersed copy of the Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi; text: Persian in black naskh script; recto: right-hand half of a double-page, a hunt in the mountains, remounted heading from a Kitab-i lughat al-Fars; verso: text from the Shahnama, 6 columns, 30 lines. Patron: Qiwam al-Dawla wa’l-Din. Border: The recto is …

F1934.24.1-17

Fragment of a section (juz’) of a Qur’an

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1934.24.1-17

Manuscript; A section (Juz’) from the Qur’an; verses of Sura Hud (Prophet Hud) and Sura Yusuf (Prophet Joseph), sura 11, 12, verse 89 of sura 11 to verse 52 of sura 12 with few folios missing in between the verses; Arabic in black kufic script; vocalized in red, blue and green; 17 folios with illuminated …

F1931.9

A section (juz’) of a Qur’an, sura 3:92-170

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1931.9

Manuscript; section of Qur’an; Sura al- Imran (Family of Imran) 3:92-170; text: Arabic in brown magribi script with heading in thuluth script; vocalized in purple, tashdid and sukun in blue; 40 folios with a frontispiece (fols. 1verso, 2recto), inscription (folio 39verso) and a finispiece (folio 40 recto), an unwan (folio 2verso), verse markers, roundels, stylized …

F1908.259.1-2

Folio from a Khamsa (Quintet) by Nizami (d.1209); frontispiece

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1908.259.1-2

Double-page frontispiece in a copy of Khamsa (Quintet) by Nizami; text: Persian in gold nasta’liq script;Belonged to the manuscript F1908.199. Binding: The manuscript is bound in brown leather over paper pasteboards with doublures of cream-colored paper.

F1907.279

The Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdausi (d. 1020)

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1907.279

Manuscript; Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi; Persian in black nasta’liq script; headings in white; 540 folios with illuminated double frontispiece (fols. 1 verso, 2 recto, and 2 verso, 3 recto), 2 sarlawh (fols. 3, 9 verso), 30 paintings, 1 dated colophon (folio 539 recto), and a finispiece (fols. 539 verso, 540 recto); seals (folio …

S1986.196.3

Folio from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi (died 1020); recto: preface, left-hand half of a double page frontispiece; verso: sarlawh and text

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1986.196.3

Detached bifolio from a dispersed copy of the Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi; text: Persian in black nasta’liq script; headings in white; recto: left-hand half of a double page frontispiece, detached from the facing folio (S1986.196.2), preface; verso: sarlawh, twenty-one lines; obliterated seal; one of a group of twenty-five folios.

S1986.196.2

Folio from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi (d. 1020); recto: Bilqis enthroned, left-hand half of a double-page frontispiece; verso: text

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1986.196.2

Folio from a dispersed copy of the Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi; text: Persian in white nasta’liq script; recto: left-hand half of a double page frontispiece, facing folio (S1986.196.1), Bilqis enthroned; verso: right-hand half of a double page frontispiece, text: the preface; facing folio (S 1986.196.3); one of a group of twenty-five folios. Border: …

S1986.196.1

Folio from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi (d. 1020); recto: obliterated inscription; verso: Solomon enthroned, right-hand half of a double-page frontispiece

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1986.196.1

Folio from a dispersed copy of the Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi; recto: blank, obliterated inscription; verso: right-hand half of a double-page frontispiece, facing folio (S1986.196.2), Solomon enthroned; one of a group of twenty-five folios. Border: The painting is set in gold and blue inner frame and an illuminated outer frame.