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523 objects
F1930.57

Folio from a Qur’an

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1930.57

Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Qur’an; recto: Sura Saba’ (Sheba) 34: 41-48, one column, 12 lines of text; verso: sura 34: 49-54 and title of Sura Fatir (Originator) 35 with the beginning Besmelah of sura 35, one column, 8 lines of text; Arabic in black muhaqqaq script with white thuluth script in …

F1930.56

Folio from a Qur’an

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1930.56

Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Qur’an; recto: Sura al-Shuraa (the Consultation) 42: 1-7; one column, 9 lines of text; verso: sura 42: 7-13; one column, 12 lines; Arabic in black muhaqqaq script with a white heading in thuluth script; illuminated rosette verse markers; vocalized in red and black; illuminated title band; marginal …

F1930.55.1-2

Detached folio from a Qur’an, sura 9:128-129; sura 113:1-5; sura 114:1-6

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1930.55.1-2

Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Qur’an; right-hand half recto: Sura al-Falaq (the Daybreak) 113:1-5, Sura al-Nas (the Mankind) 114:1-6, completion prayers; Arabic in black and white muhaqqaq script, gold titles in thuluth script; inalienable endowment (waqf); standard page: one column, 11 lines of text; right-hand half verso: finispiece; Sura al-Tawba (the Repentance) …

F1929.67

Folio from Divan (collected poems) by Sultan Husayn Mirza (d.1506)

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1929.67

Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Divan (collected poems) by Sultan Husayn Mirza; Eastern Turkish in white nasta’liq script with the title in an illuminated band; verses of poem executed in qat’ (cut-out technique); one of a group of two folios (with F.1929.66). Border: Folio is mounted on a green ground, set in …

F1929.66

Folio from Divan (collected poems) of Sultan Husayn Mirza (d.1506); calligraphy

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1929.66

Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Divan (collected poems) by Sultan Husayn Mirza; Eastern Turkish in white nasta’liq script with the title in an illuminated band; verses of poem executed in qat’ (cut-out technique); one of a group of two folios (with F1929.67) Border: Folio is on a green ground, set in gold …

F1929.64

Folio of calligraphy by Kamal al-Din Ikhtiyar al-Munshi al-Sultani (d. 974)

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1929.64

Panel of calligraphy; text: Persian in white, gold, blue and black ta’liq script; signed by Kamal al-Din Ikhtiyar al- munshi al-sultani and dated 1552 (959 A.H.); triangular illuminated corner panels; one of a group of three folios. Border: The calligraphic panel is set in gold, black and red rulings mounted on blue gold-sprinkled paperboard.

F1929.63

Folio of calligraphy

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1929.63

Panel of calligraphy; text: Persian in white, gold, blue and black ta’liq script; signed by Kamal al-Din Ikhtiyar al-munshi al-sultani and dated 1541-1542 (948 A.H.); triangular illuminated corner panels; reverse side marbled; one of a group of three folios. Border: The calligraphiy is set in gold, black and blue rulings and a blue inner frame …

F1929.74

Folio from a Qur’an, Sura 1:5-7; Sura 2:1-4

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1929.74

Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Qur’an; recto: left-hand half of a double-page composition separate from its facing folio (F 1929.73), Sura al-Fatiha (the Opener) 1:5-7, recto begins with “wa iyyak”, one column, 3 lines of text; verso: Sura al- Baqara (the Cow) 2: 1-3 and part of 4, verso begins with “bismillah”, …