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Velvet with Figural Imagery
Date: mid-16th century
Medium: Silk, metal wrapped thread; cut and voided velvet
Accession Number: 52.20.11
Bowl with Inscription, "Sovereignty is God's"
Date: late 9th–early 10th century
Medium: Earthenware; white slip with black slip decoration under transparent glaze
Accession Number: 38.40.118
Woven Tapestry Fragment
Date: mid-8th century
Medium: Wool; tapestry weave
Accession Number: 50.83
Dado Panel
Date: 20th century
Medium: Plaster; cast
Accession Number: 37.40.46
"The Concourse of the Birds", Folio 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
Sword and scabbard
Date: ca. 7th century A.D.
Medium: Blade: iron; scabbard and hilt: gold over wood, garnets, glass-paste; guard: gilt-bronze
Accession Number: 65.28a, b
"Isfandiyar's Third Course: He Slays a Dragon", Folio 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
Plate with a hunting scene from the tale of Bahram Gur and Azadeh
Date: ca. 5th century A.D.
Medium: Silver, mercury gilding
Accession Number: 1994.402
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
Vessel with six animal friezes
Date: ca. 10th–8th century B.C.
Medium: Bronze
Accession Number: 64.257.1a, b
Clasp with an eagle and its prey
Date: ca. A.D. 1st–2nd century
Medium: Gold, turquoise inlay
Accession Number: 17.190.2055
The Anhalt Medallion Carpet
Date: probably first half 16th century
Medium: Cotton (warp), silk (weft), wool (pile); asymmetrically knotted pile
Accession Number: 46.128
Bowl with Arabic Inscription
Date: 10th century
Medium: Earthenware; white slip with black-slip decoration under transparent glaze
Accession Number: 65.106.2
Top for standard
Date: ca. 8th century B.C.
Medium: Bronze
Accession Number: 1996.82.1
Helmet with divine figures beneath a bird with outstretched wings
Date: ca. 1500–1100 B.C.
Medium: Bronze, gold foil over bitumen
Accession Number: 63.74
Folio from a Mu'nis al-ahrar fi daqa'iq al-ash'ar (The Free Man's Companion to the Subtleties of Poems) of Jajarmi
Muhammad ibn Badr al-Din Jajarmi
(active 1340s)
Date: A.H. 741/A.D. 1340–41
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Accession Number: 19.68.1
Folio from a Qur'an Manuscript
Date: ca. 1180
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Accession Number: 29.160.24
Pierced Jug with Harpies and Sphinxes
Date: dated A.H. 612/ A.D. 1215–16
Medium: Stonepaste; openwork decoration, polychrome painted under turquoise glaze
Accession Number: 32.52.1
Cup with a frieze of gazelles
Date: ca. early 1st millennium B.C.
Medium: Gold
Accession Number: 62.84
Storage jar decorated with mountain goats
Date: ca. 3800–3700 B.C.
Medium: Ceramic, paint
Accession Number: 59.52
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
Rhyton terminating in the forepart of a wild cat
Date: ca. 1st century B.C.
Medium: Silver, mercury gilding
Accession Number: 1979.447
Kneeling bull holding a spouted vessel
Date: ca. 3100–2900 B.C.
Medium: Silver
Accession Number: 66.173
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
Vessel terminating in the forepart of a fantastic leonine creature
Date: ca. 5th century B.C.
Medium: Gold
Accession Number: 54.3.3
Folio from a Qur'an Manuscript
Date: ca. 1180
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Accession Number: 29.160.23
Kamanche
Date: ca. 1880
Medium: Wood, metal, bone, gut
Accession Number: 1998.72
The 'Nigde' Carpet
Date: 18th century
Medium: Cotton (warp and weft), wool (pile); symmetrically knotted pile
Accession Number: 56.217
Relief: two servants bearing food and drink
Date: ca. 358–338 B.C.
Medium: Limestone
Accession Number: 34.158
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
Velvet with Figural Imagery
Date: mid-16th century
Accession Number: 52.20.11
Bowl with Inscription, "Sovereignty is God's"
Date: late 9th–early 10th century
Accession Number: 38.40.118
Woven Tapestry Fragment
Date: mid-8th century
Accession Number: 50.83
Dado Panel
Date: 20th century
Accession Number: 37.40.46
"The Concourse of the Birds", Folio 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
Sword and scabbard
Date: ca. 7th century A.D.
Accession Number: 65.28a, b
"Isfandiyar's Third Course: He Slays a Dragon", Folio from the Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Shah Tahmasp
Abu'l Qasim Firdausi
(935–1020)
Date: ca. 1530
Accession Number: 1970.301.51
Plate with a hunting scene from the tale of Bahram Gur and Azadeh
Date: ca. 5th century A.D.
Accession Number: 1994.402
Bowl with a Lute Player
Date: late 12th–early 13th century
Accession Number: 57.61.16
Vessel with six animal friezes
Date: ca. 10th–8th century B.C.
Accession Number: 64.257.1a, b
Clasp with an eagle and its prey
Date: ca. A.D. 1st–2nd century
Accession Number: 17.190.2055
The Anhalt Medallion Carpet
Date: probably first half 16th century
Accession Number: 46.128
Bowl with Arabic Inscription
Date: 10th century
Accession Number: 65.106.2
Top for standard
Date: ca. 8th century B.C.
Accession Number: 1996.82.1
Helmet with divine figures beneath a bird with outstretched wings
Date: ca. 1500–1100 B.C.
Accession Number: 63.74
Folio from a Mu'nis al-ahrar fi daqa'iq al-ash'ar (The Free Man's Companion to the Subtleties of Poems) of Jajarmi
Muhammad ibn Badr al-Din Jajarmi
(active 1340s)
Date: A.H. 741/A.D. 1340–41
Accession Number: 19.68.1
Folio from a Qur'an Manuscript
Date: ca. 1180
Accession Number: 29.160.24
Pierced Jug with Harpies and Sphinxes
Date: dated A.H. 612/ A.D. 1215–16
Accession Number: 32.52.1
Cup with a frieze of gazelles
Date: ca. early 1st millennium B.C.
Accession Number: 62.84
Storage jar decorated with mountain goats
Date: ca. 3800–3700 B.C.
Accession Number: 59.52
The Lovers
Painting by Riza-yi `Abbasi
(ca. 1565–1635)
Date: dated A.H. 1039/ A.D. 1630
Accession Number: 50.164
Rhyton terminating in the forepart of a wild cat
Date: ca. 1st century B.C.
Accession Number: 1979.447
Kneeling bull holding a spouted vessel
Date: ca. 3100–2900 B.C.
Accession Number: 66.173
Mihrab (Prayer Niche)
Date: A.H. 755/A.D. 1354–55
Accession Number: 39.20
Vessel terminating in the forepart of a fantastic leonine creature
Date: ca. 5th century B.C.
Accession Number: 54.3.3
Folio from a Qur'an Manuscript
Date: ca. 1180
Accession Number: 29.160.23
Kamanche
Date: ca. 1880
Accession Number: 1998.72
The 'Nigde' Carpet
Date: 18th century
Accession Number: 56.217
Relief: two servants bearing food and drink
Date: ca. 358–338 B.C.
Accession Number: 34.158
Folio from a Qur'an Manuscript
Date: dated A.H. 531/ A.D. 1137
Accession Number: 1996.238.2
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