Keywords: medallion

10 objects
S1986.369

Folio from a Qur’an, sura 75:38-40; sura 76:1-27

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Detached folio from a Qur’an; recto: Sura al-Qiyama (the Resurrection), sura 75: part of 38-40, Sura al-Insan (the Man), sura 76: 1-10 and part of 11, recto begins with “fakhalaqa”, one column, 14 lines of text; verso: 76:11-26 and part of 27, verso begins with “al-yawm”, one column, 15 lines of text; Arabic in black, …

S1986.367

Folio from a Qur’an, sura 71:9-28; sura 72:1-9 and part of 10

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Detached folio from a Qur’an; recto: Sura Nuh (Noah), sura 71: part of 9-26 and part of 27, recto begins with “wa’asrartu”, one column, 15 lines of text; verso: sura 71:27-28, Sura al-Jinn (the Jinn), sura 72:1-9 and part of 10, verso begins with “allafajiraa”, one column, 14 lines of text; Arabic in black, blue, …

S1986.362

Folio from a Qur’an, sura 80: part of 41-42; sura 81:1-29; sura 82:1-19

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Detached folio from a Qur’an; recto: Sura Abasa (He frowned), sura 80: part of 41-42, Sura al-Takwir (the Overthrowing), sura 81: 1-27, recto begins with “qataratan” one column, 14 lines of text ; verso: sura 81:27-29, Sura al-Infitar (the Cleaving), sura 82:1-19 and the title of Sura al-Mutaffifin, verso begins with “lil’alamin”, one column, 14 …

S1986.361

Folio from a Qur’an, sura 69: part of 14-52; sura 70:1-14

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Detached folio from a Qur’an; recto: Sura al-Haqqa (the Reality), sura 69: part of 14-42, recto begins with “wahida”, one column, 15 lines of text; verso: sura 69: part of 42-52, Sura al-Ma’arij (the Ascending stairways), sura 70: 1-14, verso begins with “matadhkarun”, one column, 14 lines of text; Arabic in black, blue, white and …

F1931.37

Folio from a Khusraw u Shirin by Nizami (d.1209); recto: Sun-burst medallion (Shamsa); verso: text and illuminated heading (sarlawh)

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1931.37

Detached folio from the Khusraw u Shirin from a Khamsa (Quintet) by Nizami; text: Persian in black nasta’liq script ; recto: roundel (shamsa); verso: text with one main illuminated heading (sarlawh) inscribed with white ornamental “eastern kufic”; 4 columns; one of a group of 7 detached folios (F1931-37) from the manuscript (F1931.29) and the book …

F1912.68

Bowl

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F1910.9

Bowl

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1910.9