Keywords: garden

175 objects
S1986.194.1-2

Folio from an unidentified text; recto: colophon, verso: A picnic in a garden

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Detached folio from a dispersed manuscript; text: Persian and Arabic in black nasta’liq script; right-hand half recto: text: colophon, one column, fourteen lines, verso: A picnic in a garden; facing folio (S1986.194.2); Left-hand half recto: A picnic in a garden, verso: blank; one of a group of two folios. Border: The painting is set in …

S1986.159

Folio from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi (d. 1020); recto: Rustam before Kay Khusraw under the jeweled tree; verso: text

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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, Rustam before Kay Khusraw under the jeweled tree; verso: text, four columns, twenty-three lines of text; one of a group of seven folios. Border: The text and the painting are set …

F1903.114

Palace Ladies by a Lotus Pond

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Signature at lower left; total of 27 seals (17 on painting), four inscriptions (poems) on painting, five colophons, no labels. Unused frontispiece with cloud motif. Ivory pin. Depicting a scene of women, children and servants (total of fifteen figures) engaged in various activities, including playing weiqi and playing musical instruments, both inside and outside a …