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523 objects
F1939.49b

Folio of calligraphy

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1939.49b

Detached album folio; verso: calligraphy panel, quatrain by Hafiz; Persian in black nasta’liq script; signature in the bottom cloud band; recto: Emperor Shah Jahan standing on a globe; inscriptions in Persian black nasta’liq script; one of a group of 16 folios. Border: The calligraphy panel is set in an inner frame of cartouches with calligraphy …

F1939.49a

The Emperor Shah Jahan Standing on a Globe

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1939.49a

Detached album folio; recto: Emperor Shah Jahan standing on a globe; inscriptions in Persian black nasta’liq script; verso: calligraphy panel, quatrain by Hafiz; Persian in black nasta’liq script; signature in the bottom cloud band; one of a group of 16 folios. Border: The painting is set in a pink, floral scroll inner frame and a …

F1937.2

Folio from Yusuf-u Zulaykha by Jami (d.1492)

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1937.2

Detached folio from a dispersed copy of Yusuf-u Zulaykha by Jami; text: Persian in black nasta’liq script; recto: text, 2 columns, 14 lines; verso: text, The beauty of love is a bird which flies from the nest of unity to the grove of multiplicity, beloved and lover are both part of this unity and multiplicity, …

F1936.11

Folio from Yusuf u Zulaykha by Jami (d. 1492)

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1936.11

Detached folio from a dispersed copy of Yusuf u Zulaykha by Jami; text: Persian in black nasta’liq script; recto: text, 2 columns, 14 lines; verso: text, 14 lines; one of a group of 13 folios. Border: The recto is set in gold, blue and black rulings on a paper with floral motifs, silhouetted against a …