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284 objects
S1986.436

Seated nobleman

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1986.436

Drawing; recto: Seated nobleman, the inscription reads: Shayk Mihr; verso: Head of a Courtier.

S1986.434

Equestrian portrait of Muhammad Shah from the Impey Album

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Detached folio from a dispersed manuscript; text: Persian in black nasta’liq script; recto: Equestrian portrait of Muhammad Shah from the Impey Album; verso: calligraphic panel, central panel contains a quatrain surrounded by marginal calligraphic panels; one of a group of three folios; seal with date; signed by master Daswanth. Border: The recto is set in …

S1986.425

Young prince

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1986.425

Album folio; Young prince; single-page portrait. Border: The painting is set in gold, black, and white rulings surrounded by a pink inner frame and a yellow outer frame mounted on a dark- brown colored paperboard.

S1986.421

Four portraits from the St. Petersburg Album

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1986.421

Detached album folio; text: Persian in black nasta’liq script; obverse: calligraphic panel, couplets of poem, signed by Imad al-Hasani; reverse: Four portraits: Awrangzeb (above right), Shah Jahan (above left), unidentified nobleman (below right) and Dara Shikoh (below left). Border: The calligraphy panel is set in gold rulings surrounded by an inner frame of pink floral …

S1986.230

Babur receives a courtier

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Detached folio from a dispersed copy of Baburnama (Tuzuk-i Baburi) by Zahir-al-Din Muhammad Babur; Babur receives a courtier; one of a group of three folios. Border: The painting is set in gold, red, and blue rulings in a border with gold landscape, bird and animal motifs, mounted within borders of a Rawdat al-safa page.

S1986.351

Folio from a dispersed copy of Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi; recto, The birth of Manuchehr; verso, Salm and Tur learned about Manuchehr’s act, The message of Salm and Tur to Manuchehr

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1986.351

Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi; Persian in black nasta’liq script; recto: text:The birth of Manuchehr, four columns, thirty-five lines; verso: text: Salm and Tur learned about Manuchehr’s act, The message of Salm and Tur to Manuchehr, headings in gold, four columns, thirty-five lines. Border: The recto …

F1907.274

Qur’an

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Manuscript; Qur’an; Arabic in minute naskh script with gold chapter headings, and verse markers; vocalized in red; 32 folios with a double-page frontispiece (fols. 1verso, 2 recto); illuminated borders; stamp; standard page, one column, 57 lines of text. Binding: The manuscript is bound in brown leather over paper pasteboards with gold tooling on the exterior …

S2015.27

Detached folio from a Baburnama; recto:The Emperor Babur and his men pitching camp, folio from a Baburnama; verso: text

https://asia.si.edu/object/S2015.27

Recto: Two lines of nasta’liq script in black on painting (which is laid down on later borders.). The inscription reads: [Qoch Beg] and his brothers performed well. We camped on a rise a league from Pishkaran. Verso: Calligraphic leaf of poetry in nasta’liq script from from Jāmī’s Khiradnāma-i Iskandarī, the last of the septet Haft …