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468 objects
F1931.34

Folio from a Khusraw u Shirin by Nizami (d.1209); recto: illustration: The sculptor Farhad brought before Shirin; verso: text

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1931.34

Detached folio from the Khusraw u Shirin by Nizami; text: Persian in black nasta’liq script; heading in gold; recto: illustration: The sculptor Farhad brought before Shirin; verso: text, 4 columns, 23 lines; one of a group of 7 detached folios (F1931-37) from the manuscript (F1931.29) and the book binding (F 1931.30); accessioned separately. Binding: The …

F1931.23

Folio from a Layla u-Majnun by Nizami (d.1209); recto: Shaykh Salim visits Majnun in the wilderness; verso: text, Layla searches for Majnun

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1931.23

Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Khamsa (Quintet) by Nizami; text: Persian in black nasta’liq script; recto: illustration and text: Shaykh Salim visits Majnun in the wilderness; verso: text: Layla searches for Majnun, 4 columns, 19 lines; one of a group of 2 folios. Border: The text and the painting are set in …

F1931.22

Folio from a Layla u-Majnun by Nizami (d. 1209); recto: The battle between the Arab chief Nawfal and the tribe of Layla; verso: text, continuation of the canto

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1931.22

Detached folio from a dispersed copy of Khamsa (Quintet) by Nizami; text: Persian in black nasta’liq script; recto: illustration and text: The battle between the Arab chief Nawfal and the tribe of Layla; verso: text: continuation of the canto, 4 columns, 19 lines; one of a group of 2 folios. Border: The text and the …

F1930.48

Folio from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi (d.1020); recto: Human a warrior of Turan approaches the Iranian camp; verso: text, Human challenges the Iranian chieftains

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1930.48

Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi; text: Persian in black nasta’liq script; recto: illustration and text: Human a warrior of Turan approaches the Iranian camp; verso: text: Human challenges the Iranian chieftains, 4 columns, 25 lines; one of a group of 3 folios. Border: The text and …

F1929.67

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

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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 …

F1928.11

Folio from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi (d.1020); recto: The siege of Turanian stronghold by the forces of Kay Khusraw; verso: text, Afrasiyab escapes from the ruined stronghold

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1928.11

Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi; text: Persian in black nasta’liq script; recto: illustration and text: The siege of Turanian stronghold by the forces of Kay Khusraw; verso: text: Afrasiyab escapes from the ruined stronghold, 4 columns, 25 lines; one of a group of 3 folios. Border: …

F1908.274

Folio from a Khamsa (Quintet) by Nizami (d.1209); verso: illustration: Bahram Gur visits the princess in the red pavilion on Tuesday; recto: text

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1908.274

Folio from the Haft paykar in the Khamsa (Quintet) by Nizami; text: Persian in black nasta’liq script; recto: text: 4 columns, 13 lines; verso: illustration: Bahram Gur visits the princess in the red pavilion; from the manuscript F1908.199. Binding: The folio is bound with the rest of the manuscript in brown leather over paper pasteboards …