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Folio from a Qur'an Manuscript
Date: late 13th–early 14th century
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on parchment
Accession Number: 42.63
"Isfandiyar's Third Course: He Slays a Dragon", Folio 434v from the Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Shah Tahmasp
Abu'l Qasim Firdausi
(935–1020)
Date: ca. 1530
Medium: Opaque watercolor, ink, silver, and gold on paper
Accession Number: 1970.301.51
Panel from a Rectangular Box
Date: 10th–early 11th century
Medium: Ivory; carved, inlaid with stone with traces of pigment
Accession Number: 13.141
Pen Box (Qalamdan) Depicting Shah Isma'il in a Battle against the Uzbeks
Date: early 19th century
Medium: Papier-maché; painted and lacquered
Accession Number: 2006.523a, b
Tiraz Textile Fragment from an Ikat Shawl
Date: late 9th–early 10th century
Medium: Cotton, ink, and gold; plain weave, resist-dyed (ikat), painted Inscription: black ink and gold leaf; painted
Accession Number: 29.179.9
"The Elephant Clock", Folio from a Book of the Knowledge of Ingenious Mechanical Devices by al-Jazari
Farrukh ibn `Abd al-Latif
Date: dated A.H. 715/A.D. 1315
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Accession Number: 57.51.23
Folio from a Qur'an Manuscript
Ahmad ibn al-Suhrawardi al-Bakri
(d. 1320–21)
Date: dated A.H. 707/ A.D. 1307–8
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Accession Number: 55.44
Bowl Emulating Chinese Stoneware
Date: 9th century
Medium: Earthenware; painted in blue on opaque white glaze
Accession Number: 63.159.4
Carpet with Triple-arch Design
Date: ca. 1575–90
Medium: Silk (warp and weft), wool (pile), cotton (pile); asymmetrically knotted pile
Accession Number: 22.100.51
Morgan Casket
Date: 11th–12th century
Medium: Ivory; carved
Accession Number: 17.190.241
Dagger with Zoomorphic Hilt
Date: second half 16th century
Medium: Hilt: copper; cast, chased, gilded, and inlaid with rubies. Blade: steel; forged
Accession Number: 2011.236
Great Indian Fruit Bat
Painting attributed to Bhawani Das
Date: ca. 1777–82
Medium: Pencil, ink, and opaque watercolor on paper
Accession Number: 2008.312
Folio from the "Tashkent Qur'an"
Date: late 8th–early 9th century
Medium: Ink on parchment
Accession Number: 2004.87
Salor Main Carpet
Date: late 18th–early 19th century
Medium: Wool, silk
Accession Number: 1974.149.46
Garden Gathering
Date: first quarter 17th century
Medium: Stonepaste; painted and polychrome glazed (cuerda seca technique)
Accession Number: 03.9c
Star Ushak Carpet
Date: probably 17th century
Medium: Wool (warp, weft and pile); symmetrically knotted pile
Accession Number: 22.100.110
Dragon-Handled Jug with Inscription
Date: late 15th– first quarter 16th century
Medium: Brass; cast and turned, engraved, and inlaid with silver, gold, and black organic compound
Accession Number: 91.1.607
"Men Treading Grapes", Folio from a Materia Medica of Dioscorides
Date: dated A.H. 621/ A.D. 1224
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Accession Number: 56.20
'Lotto' Carpet
Date: late 16th century
Medium: Wool (warp, weft and pile); symmetrically knotted pile
Accession Number: 1978.24
Mihrab (Prayer Niche)
Date: A.H. 755/A.D. 1354–55
Medium: Mosaic of polychrome-glazed cut tiles on stonepaste body; set into mortar
Accession Number: 39.20
The Lovers
Painting by Riza-yi `Abbasi
(ca. 1565–1635)
Date: dated A.H. 1039/ A.D. 1630
Medium: Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paper
Accession Number: 50.164
Bifolium from the "Nurse's Qur'an" (Mushaf al-Hadina)
Date: ca. A.H. 410/ A.D. 1019–20
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on parchment
Accession Number: 2007.191
Enameled and Gilded Bottle
Date: late 13th century
Medium: Glass, greenish; blown, folded foot; enameled and gilded
Accession Number: 41.150
Finial in the Form of a Parrot
Date: 17th–18th century
Medium: Brass
Accession Number: 19.135.3
Textile Fragment
Date: 14th century
Medium: Silk; lampas
Accession Number: 29.22
Bowl with Green, Yellow, and Brown Splashed Decoration
Date: 10th century
Medium: Earthenware; white slip, incised and splashed with polychrome glazes under transparent glaze (sgraffito ware)
Accession Number: 38.40.137
Jewelry Elements
Date: late 14th–16th century
Medium: Gold sheet; worked, chased, and set with turquoise, gray chalcedony, and glass
Accession Number: 1989.87a–l
"The Concourse of the Birds", Folio 11r from a Mantiq al-tair (Language of the Birds)
Painting by Habiballah of Sava
(active ca. 1590–1610)
Date: ca. 1600
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, gold, and silver, on paper
Accession Number: 63.210.11
"Shah Jahan on a Terrace, Holding a Pendant Set With His Portrait", Folio from the Shah Jahan Album
Painting by Chitarman
(active ca. 1627–70)
Date: recto: 1627–28; verso: ca. 1530–50
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Accession Number: 55.121.10.24
Folio from a Qur'an Manuscript
Date: dated A.H. 531/ A.D. 1137
Medium: Ink, gold, and watercolor on paper
Accession Number: 1996.238.2
Folio from a Qur'an Manuscript
Date: late 13th–early 14th century
Accession Number: 42.63
"Isfandiyar's Third Course: He Slays a Dragon", Folio 434v from the Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Shah Tahmasp
Abu'l Qasim Firdausi
(935–1020)
Date: ca. 1530
Accession Number: 1970.301.51
Panel from a Rectangular Box
Date: 10th–early 11th century
Accession Number: 13.141
Pen Box (Qalamdan) Depicting Shah Isma'il in a Battle against the Uzbeks
Date: early 19th century
Accession Number: 2006.523a, b
Tiraz Textile Fragment from an Ikat Shawl
Date: late 9th–early 10th century
Accession Number: 29.179.9
"The Elephant Clock", Folio from a Book of the Knowledge of Ingenious Mechanical Devices by al-Jazari
Farrukh ibn `Abd al-Latif
Date: dated A.H. 715/A.D. 1315
Accession Number: 57.51.23
Folio from a Qur'an Manuscript
Ahmad ibn al-Suhrawardi al-Bakri
(d. 1320–21)
Date: dated A.H. 707/ A.D. 1307–8
Accession Number: 55.44
Bowl Emulating Chinese Stoneware
Date: 9th century
Accession Number: 63.159.4
Carpet with Triple-arch Design
Date: ca. 1575–90
Accession Number: 22.100.51
Morgan Casket
Date: 11th–12th century
Accession Number: 17.190.241
Dagger with Zoomorphic Hilt
Date: second half 16th century
Accession Number: 2011.236
Great Indian Fruit Bat
Painting attributed to Bhawani Das
Date: ca. 1777–82
Accession Number: 2008.312
Folio from the "Tashkent Qur'an"
Date: late 8th–early 9th century
Accession Number: 2004.87
Salor Main Carpet
Date: late 18th–early 19th century
Accession Number: 1974.149.46
Garden Gathering
Date: first quarter 17th century
Accession Number: 03.9c
Star Ushak Carpet
Date: probably 17th century
Accession Number: 22.100.110
Dragon-Handled Jug with Inscription
Date: late 15th– first quarter 16th century
Accession Number: 91.1.607
"Men Treading Grapes", Folio from a Materia Medica of Dioscorides
Date: dated A.H. 621/ A.D. 1224
Accession Number: 56.20
'Lotto' Carpet
Date: late 16th century
Accession Number: 1978.24
Mihrab (Prayer Niche)
Date: A.H. 755/A.D. 1354–55
Accession Number: 39.20
The Lovers
Painting by Riza-yi `Abbasi
(ca. 1565–1635)
Date: dated A.H. 1039/ A.D. 1630
Accession Number: 50.164
Bifolium from the "Nurse's Qur'an" (Mushaf al-Hadina)
Date: ca. A.H. 410/ A.D. 1019–20
Accession Number: 2007.191
Enameled and Gilded Bottle
Date: late 13th century
Accession Number: 41.150
Finial in the Form of a Parrot
Date: 17th–18th century
Accession Number: 19.135.3
Textile Fragment
Date: 14th century
Accession Number: 29.22
Bowl with Green, Yellow, and Brown Splashed Decoration
Date: 10th century
Accession Number: 38.40.137
Jewelry Elements
Date: late 14th–16th century
Accession Number: 1989.87a–l
"The Concourse of the Birds", Folio 11r from a Mantiq al-tair (Language of the Birds)
Painting by Habiballah of Sava
(active ca. 1590–1610)
Date: ca. 1600
Accession Number: 63.210.11
"Shah Jahan on a Terrace, Holding a Pendant Set With His Portrait", Folio from the Shah Jahan Album
Painting by Chitarman
(active ca. 1627–70)
Date: recto: 1627–28; verso: ca. 1530–50
Accession Number: 55.121.10.24
Folio from a Qur'an Manuscript
Date: dated A.H. 531/ A.D. 1137
Accession Number: 1996.238.2
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