Keywords: Sufism

4 objects

Composite album folio, Dancing sufis; Cluster of primrose, calligraphic panels

Detached album folio: page of calligraphy with paintings; two calligraphic panels in Persian black nasta’liq script and two paintings; panel of calligraphy from Gulistan (Rose garden) by Sa’di in the upper right-hand corner; painting: Cluster of primrose by Master Murad in the lower right-hand corner; five couplets of poem by Shah Mahmud al-Nishapuri in the …


Album folio; A winter scene, A Sufi and courtier conversing at a shrine

Detached folio from an unidentified text; A Sufi and courtier conversing at a shrine; text: Persian in black and red nasta’liq script. Border: The painting is set in red, blue and gold rulings mounted on paperboard with floral designs and calligraphic panels.


Folio from a Divan (collected poems) by Hafiz (d. 1390); recto: Sufi dance; verso: text

Detached folio from a copy of the Divan (collected poems) by Hafiz (F1932.45) with selections from the work of Ibn Yamin, Omar Khayyam, and Nizami in the margins; text: Persian in black nasta’liq script; recto: illustration and text: Dancing dervishes; verso: text: two columns, 12 lines with marginal verses; one of a group of 9 …