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F1941.10

Canteen

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1941.10
F1991.4

Marriage necklace (chettiar thali)

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<p>This marriage neclace consists of 16 gold tubular beads of stamped cross-hatched design strung on a thick black cord. These are interspersed with 7 large pendants of which four have a distinctive handlike shape. A spire rises perpendicularly from the center of each of these and its finial has eight facets representing the eight directions. &#8230;</p>
S1986.100

Folio from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi (d. 1020): recto: Faridun goes to Iraj’s palace and mourns; verso: text

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1986.100
<p>Detached folio from a dispersed copy of Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi; text: Persian in black naskh script, heading in gold naskh outlined in black; recto: Faridun goes to Iraj&#8217;s palace and mourns for him, unrelated text, six columns, 31 lines; verso unrelated text, six columns, 31 lines; one of a group of 16 &#8230;</p>
S1986.101

Folio from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi (d.1020); verso: Faridun mourns by the Coffin of Iraj; recto: unrelated text

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1986.101
<p>Detached folio from a dispersed copy of Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi; text: Persian in black naskh script, headings in gold naskh outlined in black; recto: unrelated text, six columns, 31 lines; verso: illustration and text, Faridun mourns by the coffin of Iraj, six columns, 13 lines; one of a group of 16 folios. &#8230;</p>
S1986.166

Folio from a Makhzan al-asrar (Treasury of secrets) by Nizami (d.1209); verso: Jesus and the dead dog; recto: text: The tenth article

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1986.166
<p>Detached folio from a dispersed copy of Khamsa (Quintet) by Nizami; text: Persian in black nasta&#8217;liq script, recto: text, The tenth article, four columns, twenty-four lines; verso: illustration and text, Jesus and the dead dog; one of a group of two folios. Border: recto: the text is set in gold, blue and red rulings on &#8230;</p>