Keywords: hunting

100 objects
S1986.288

Folio from aShahnama(Book of kings) by Firdawsi (d.1020); verso: Bijan hunts boars; recto: text, Bijan proceeds to fight the boars

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1986.288

Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi; text: Persian in black nasta’liq script; recto: text: Bijan proceeds to fight the boars, heading in gold, four column, eighteen lines; verso: illustration and text: Bijan hunts boars. Border: The text is set in gold, black, and blue rulings on cream-colored …

S1986.276

Folio from a Khamsa (Quintet) by Nizami (d.1209); recto: Bahram Gur hunts with Azada; verso: text, Bahram Gur’s letter to Manzar-i Arab, Response of Manzar-i Arab to Bahram Gur’s letter

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1986.276

Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Haft paykar from a Khamsa (Quintet) by Nizami; text: Persian in black nasta’liq script; recto: Bahram Gur hunts with Azada; verso: text: Bahram Gur’s letter to Manzar-i Arab, Response of Manzar-i Arab to Bahram Gur’s letter, headings in red, four columns, twenty-five lines. Border: The text and …

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 …

F1982.25

Khamsa (Quintet) by Nizami ( d. 1209)

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1982.25

Manuscript; Khamsa (Quintet) by Nizami; Persian in black nasta’liq script with headings in gold, red, and blue, kufic and naskhi script; 346 folios with a shamsa (fol. 1recto), double-page frontispiece (fols.1 verso-2recto), 5 unwans (fols. 30verso, 84verso, 155verso, 217verso, 302verso), 10 illuminated folios, 32 paintings (40recto, 44verso, 52verso, 55recto, 74recto, 80verso, 94verso, 98recto, 105verso, 120verso, …

F1907.275

Anthology

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Manuscript; Poetic anthology; text: Persian in black nasta’liq script; 179 folios with 1 illuminated title page (folio 1 recto), 5 sarlawhs (fols. 2 verso, 68 verso, 92 verso, 131 verso, 158 verso), and 7 paintings including a double-page frontispiece (1verso, 2 recto, 41 verso, 78 recto, 98 recto,104 recto,160 recto); obliterated seal (folio 1recto); inscriptions …