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Ewer with a Feline-Shaped Handle
Date: 7th century
Medium: Bronze; cast, chased, and inlaid with copper
Accession Number: 47.100.90
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
Damascus Room
Date: dated A.H. 1119/A.D. 1707
Medium: Wood (poplar) with gesso relief, gold and tin leaf, glazes and paint; wood (cypress, poplar, and mulberry), mother-of-pearl, marble and other stones, stucco with glass, plaster ceramic tiles, iron, brass
Accession Number: 1970.170
Finial in the Form of a Parrot
Date: 17th–18th century
Medium: Brass
Accession Number: 19.135.3
"Krishna Holds Up Mount Govardhan to Shelter the Villagers of Braj", Folio from a Harivamsa (The Legend of Hari (Krishna))
Date: ca. 1590–95
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Accession Number: 28.63.1
Folio from a Qur'an Manuscript
Date: ca. 1180
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Accession Number: 29.160.23
Animal-Spouted Pitcher
Date: 9th–10th century
Medium: Earthenware; polychrome decoration under transparent glaze (buff ware)
Accession Number: 38.40.247
"Farhad Carves a Milk Channel for Shirin", Folio from a Khamsa (Quintet) of Nizami
Nizami (Ilyas Abu Muhammad Nizam al-Din of Ganja)
(probably 1141–1217)
Date: A.H. 931/A.D. 1524–25
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Accession Number: 13.228.7.5
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
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
Panel with Horse Heads
Date: 11th century
Medium: Wood (teak); carved
Accession Number: 11.205.2
"Bellini" carpet
Date: 16th–17th century
Medium: Wool (warp, weft, and pile); symmetrically knotted pile
Accession Number: 22.100.114
Folio from a Qur'an Manuscript
Date: late 13th–early 14th century
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on parchment
Accession Number: 42.63
Strand of Beads
Date: 9th–12th century
Medium: Carnelian
Accession Number: 48.101.70
Confronted Animal Rug
Date: 14th century
Medium: Wool (warp, weft, and pile); symmetrically knotted pile
Accession Number: 1990.61
"Bahram Gur Sees a Herd of Deer Mesmerized by Dilaram' s Music", Folio from a Khamsa (Quintet) of Amir Khusrau Dihlavi
Amir Khusrau Dihlavi
(1253–1325)
Date: 1597–98
Medium: Main support: ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper Margins: gold on dyed paper
Accession Number: 13.228.28
Bowl Emulating Chinese Stoneware
Date: 9th century
Medium: Earthenware; painted in blue on opaque white glaze
Accession Number: 63.159.4
"The Story of the Princess of the Blue Pavillion: The Youth of Rum Is Entertained in a Garden by a Fairy and her Maidens", Folio from a Khamsa (Quintet) of Amir Khusrau Dihlavi
Amir Khusrau Dihlavi
(1253–1325)
Date: 1597–98
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Accession Number: 13.228.33
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
"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
Silk Kashan Carpet
Date: 16th century
Medium: Silk (warp, weft and pile); asymmetrically knotted pile
Accession Number: 58.46
Tughra (Official Signature) of Sultan Süleiman the Magnificent (r. 1520–66)
Date: ca. 1555–60
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Accession Number: 38.149.2
'Saz'-style Drawing of a Dragon amid Foliage
Shah Quli
(Turkish, born Tabriz, Iran, active ca. mid-16th century)
Date: ca. 1540–50
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Accession Number: 57.51.26
Mamluk Carpet
Date: early 16th century
Medium: Wool, (warp, weft and pile); asymmetrically knotted pile
Accession Number: 22.100.52
Bowl with Eagle
Muslim Ibn al-Dahhan
Date: ca. 1000
Medium: Earthenware; luster-painted on opaque white glaze
Accession Number: 63.178.1
Carpet with Palm Trees, Ibexes, and Birds
Date: late 16th–early 17th century
Medium: Cotton (warp and weft), wool (pile); asymmetrically knotted pile
Accession Number: 17.190.858
"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
A Stallion
Painting by Habiballah of Sava
(active ca. 1590–1610)
Date: ca. 1601–6
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Accession Number: 1992.51
Bowl with a Lute Player
Date: late 12th–early 13th century
Medium: Stonepaste; polychrome inglaze and overglaze painted and gilded on opaque monochrome glaze (mina'i)
Accession Number: 57.61.16
"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
Ewer with a Feline-Shaped Handle
Date: 7th century
Accession Number: 47.100.90
Bifolium from the "Nurse's Qur'an" (Mushaf al-Hadina)
Date: ca. A.H. 410/ A.D. 1019–20
Accession Number: 2007.191
Damascus Room
Date: dated A.H. 1119/A.D. 1707
Accession Number: 1970.170
Finial in the Form of a Parrot
Date: 17th–18th century
Accession Number: 19.135.3
Folio from a Qur'an Manuscript
Date: ca. 1180
Accession Number: 29.160.23
Animal-Spouted Pitcher
Date: 9th–10th century
Accession Number: 38.40.247
"Farhad Carves a Milk Channel for Shirin", Folio from a Khamsa (Quintet) of Nizami
Nizami (Ilyas Abu Muhammad Nizam al-Din of Ganja)
(probably 1141–1217)
Date: A.H. 931/A.D. 1524–25
Accession Number: 13.228.7.5
Pen Box (Qalamdan) Depicting Shah Isma'il in a Battle against the Uzbeks
Date: early 19th century
Accession Number: 2006.523a, b
Mihrab (Prayer Niche)
Date: A.H. 755/A.D. 1354–55
Accession Number: 39.20
Panel with Horse Heads
Date: 11th century
Accession Number: 11.205.2
"Bellini" carpet
Date: 16th–17th century
Accession Number: 22.100.114
Folio from a Qur'an Manuscript
Date: late 13th–early 14th century
Accession Number: 42.63
Strand of Beads
Date: 9th–12th century
Accession Number: 48.101.70
Confronted Animal Rug
Date: 14th century
Accession Number: 1990.61
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
"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
Silk Kashan Carpet
Date: 16th century
Accession Number: 58.46
'Saz'-style Drawing of a Dragon amid Foliage
Shah Quli
(Turkish, born Tabriz, Iran, active ca. mid-16th century)
Date: ca. 1540–50
Accession Number: 57.51.26
Mamluk Carpet
Date: early 16th century
Accession Number: 22.100.52
Bowl with Eagle
Muslim Ibn al-Dahhan
Date: ca. 1000
Accession Number: 63.178.1
Carpet with Palm Trees, Ibexes, and Birds
Date: late 16th–early 17th century
Accession Number: 17.190.858
"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
A Stallion
Painting by Habiballah of Sava
(active ca. 1590–1610)
Date: ca. 1601–6
Accession Number: 1992.51
Bowl with a Lute Player
Date: late 12th–early 13th century
Accession Number: 57.61.16
"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
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