Keywords: stenciling

8 objects
S1986.383

Folio from a Khamsa (Quintet) by Nizami; recto: text; verso: text: The twelfth discourse: on the lamentation of fortune

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Detached folio from a dispersed copy of Khamsa (Quintet) by Nizami; text: Persian in black and white nasta’liq script on gold-flecked paper; recto: text, two columns, eleven lines; verso: The twelfth discourse: on the lamentation of fortune; two columns, ten lines, illuminated heading; one of the group of four folios. Border: The recto is set …

S1986.375

Page of calligraphy

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Detached album folio; Panel of calligraphy; text: Persian in black nasta’liq script; recto: six diagonal lines of verse written on a composition in gold with an ibex and a deer in vegetation, signed by Muhammad Husayn; verso: six lines of verse. Border: The calligraphic panel is set in gold and black rulings and a turquoise …

S1986.340

Page of calligraphy

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Detached album folio; Page of calligraphy; text: Persian in black nasta’liq script; central panel with a quatrain; corners and sides embellished with triangular illuminated panels; signed and dated in the lower left corner- piece by Muhammad Qasim ibn Shadishah at A.H. 959, A.D. 1551-52. Border: The text is set in gold and black rulings with …

S1986.328

Page of calligraphy

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Detached album folio; Page of calligraphy; text: Persian in black nasta’liq script; two couplets from the Divan of Jami; corners embellished with triangular illuminated panels. Border: The text is set in gold, black and white rulings with a gold-sprinkled inner frame, mounted on a paperboard with stenciled birds and floral motifs.

S1986.327

Page of calligraphy

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Detached album folio: page of calligraphy; text: Persian in black nasta’liq script; two couplets from the Divan of Jami; corners embellished with triangular illuminated panels. Border: The text is set in gold, blue and white rulings with a gold-sprinkled inner frame, mounted on paperboard with stenciled landscape and animal motifs.

S1986.326

Page of calligraphy

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Detached album folio: Page of calligraphy; text: Persian in black nasta’liq script; quatrain arranged in four diagonal lines; inscribed to Mir Ali; corners embellished with triangular illuminated panels. Border: The text is set in gold, black and white rulings in a gold-sprinkled inner frame, mounted on paperboard with stenciled landscape and animal motifs.

S1986.137

Folio from an Anthology; Two youths before a princess at a window

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Detached folio from a dispersed manuscript: Two youths before a princess at a window; one of a group of three folios. Border: The painting is set in gold, black and red rulings mounted on a paperboard stenciled with landscape and floral motifs.