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523 objects
S1986.29

Kawakib al-durriya fi madh khayr al-bariyya (Celestial lights in praise of the best of creations) and Book of confessions

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1986.29

Two manuscripts bound together: Kawakib al-durriya fi madh khayr al-bariyya (Celestial lights in praise of the best of creations) known as Qasida al-burda (Mantle of the Prophet) and Book of confessions; Arabic in black, red, blue, and green muhaqqaq and naskh script; 41 folios, Qasida al-Burda: Arabic, fol. 1-28 with two illuminations(fols. 1recto and 28 …

S1986.141.2

Folio from an unidentified text; recto: A prince and princess surrounded by courtiers in a garden, left-hand half of a double-page; verso: blank

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1986.141.2

Folio from an unidentified manuscript; recto: left-hand half of a double-page composition; A prince and princess surrounded by courtiers in a garden; verso: blank; facing folio (S1986.141.1); verso: blank; one of a group of two folios. Border: The painting is set in a blue and gold inner frame and an outer frame with geometric motifs, …

S1986.141.1

Folio from an unidentified text; recto: blank; verso: A prince and princess surrounded by courtiers in a garden, right-hand half of a double-page

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1986.141.1

Folio from an unidentified manuscript; recto: blank; verso: right-hand half of a double-page composition; A prince and a princess surrounded by courtiers in a garden; facing folio (S1986.141.2); one of a group of two folios. Border: The painting is set in a blue and gold inner frame and an outer frame with geometric motifs, mounted …

S1986.28

A section of a Qur’an

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Manuscript; A section of Qur’an, Sura al-Tawba (Repentance), sura 9: beginning of verse 93 to Sura Yunus (Jonah), sura 10: end of verse 109; Arabic in black muhaqqaq script, headings in white thuluth script; 46 folios with 2 illuminated headings (fols. 1 recto, 15 recto); rosette verse markers; standard page: 1column, 5 lines of text. …

S1986.27

Sections of a Qur’an copied for Baghdadshah Khatun

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Manuscript; Sections of a Qur’an copied for Baghdadshah Khatun; Arabic in black muhaqqaq script; 40 folios with a double-page frontispiece (fols. 2 verso, 3 recto), 2 medallions (fols. 2 recto, 40 verso); inscriptions on the flyleaf (folio 1 recto), endleaf (folio 40 verso); seals (folio 2 recto); standard page: one column, five lines of text, …

S1986.138

Folio from an Anthology; man on top of a minaret

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Detached folio from a dispersed manuscript; man on top of a minaret; marginal inscription; one of a group of three folios. Border: The painting is set in gold, black, and red rulings mounted on a paperboard with gold, floral motifs.

S1986.24

Book covers

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S1986.137

Folio from an Anthology; Two youths before a princess at a window

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1986.137

Detached folio from a dispersed manuscript: Two youths before a princess at a window; one of a group of three folios. Border: The painting is set in gold, black and red rulings mounted on a paperboard stenciled with landscape and floral motifs.