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Silk Animal Carpet
Date: second half 16th century
Medium: Silk (warp, weft, and pile); asymmetrically knotted pile
Accession Number: 14.40.721
Animal-Spouted Pitcher
Date: 9th–10th century
Medium: Earthenware; polychrome decoration under transparent glaze (buff ware)
Accession Number: 38.40.247
Cup with a frieze of gazelles
Date: ca. early 1st millennium B.C.
Medium: Gold
Accession Number: 62.84
Tombak
Date: late 19th century
Medium: Various woods, bone, brass, skin
Accession Number: 89.4.1310
Vessel with six animal friezes
Date: ca. 10th–8th century B.C.
Medium: Bronze
Accession Number: 64.257.1a, b
Dado Panel
Date: 20th century
Medium: Plaster; cast
Accession Number: 37.40.46
Dish with Two Intertwined Dragons
Date: ca. 1640
Medium: Stonepaste; painted in blue under transparent glaze
Accession Number: 65.109.2
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
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
Striding figure with ibex horns, a raptor skin draped around the shoulders, and upturned boots
Date: ca. 3000 B.C.
Medium: Copper alloy
Accession Number: 2007.280
Spouted jar
Date: ca. 9th century B.C.
Medium: Ceramic
Accession Number: 60.20.15
Storage jar decorated with mountain goats
Date: ca. 3800–3700 B.C.
Medium: Ceramic, paint
Accession Number: 59.52
Relief: two servants bearing food and drink
Date: ca. 358–338 B.C.
Medium: Limestone
Accession Number: 34.158
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
Statuette of a female
Date: ca. early 1st millennium B.C.
Medium: Ceramic
Accession Number: 64.130
Swan-Neck Glass Bottle
Date: 19th century
Medium: Glass, blue; dip-molded, blown, folded foot
Accession Number: 17.190.829
"Tahmuras Defeats the Divs", Folio 23v from the Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Shah Tahmasp
Abu'l Qasim Firdausi
(935–1020)
Date: ca. 1525
Medium: Opaque watercolor, ink, silver, and gold on paper
Accession Number: 1970.301.3
Strand of Beads
Date: 9th–12th century
Medium: Carnelian
Accession Number: 48.101.70
The 'Nigde' Carpet
Date: 18th century
Medium: Cotton (warp and weft), wool (pile); symmetrically knotted pile
Accession Number: 56.217
"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
Bowl with Arabic Inscription
Date: 10th century
Medium: Earthenware; white slip with black-slip decoration under transparent glaze
Accession Number: 65.106.2
"Jonah and the Whale", Folio from a Jami al-Tavarikh (Compendium of Chronicles)
Date: ca. 1400
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, gold, and silver on paper
Accession Number: 33.113
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
Velvet with Figural Imagery
Date: mid-16th century
Medium: Silk, metal wrapped thread; cut and voided velvet
Accession Number: 52.20.11
Standing man
Date: ca. A.D. 2nd century
Medium: Basalt
Accession Number: 51.72.1
"The Feast of Sada", Folio 22v from the Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Shah Tahmasp
Abu'l Qasim Firdausi
(935–1020)
Date: ca. 1525
Medium: Opaque watercolor, ink, silver, and gold on paper
Accession Number: 1970.301.2
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
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
Textile
Date: 10th–11th century
Medium: Cotton, other fibers; plain weave, printed, and painted
Accession Number: 31.106.64
The Anhalt Medallion Carpet
Date: probably first half 16th century
Medium: Cotton (warp), silk (weft), wool (pile); asymmetrically knotted pile
Accession Number: 46.128
Silk Animal Carpet
Date: second half 16th century
Accession Number: 14.40.721
Animal-Spouted Pitcher
Date: 9th–10th century
Accession Number: 38.40.247
Cup with a frieze of gazelles
Date: ca. early 1st millennium B.C.
Accession Number: 62.84
Tombak
Date: late 19th century
Accession Number: 89.4.1310
Vessel with six animal friezes
Date: ca. 10th–8th century B.C.
Accession Number: 64.257.1a, b
Dado Panel
Date: 20th century
Accession Number: 37.40.46
Dish with Two Intertwined Dragons
Date: ca. 1640
Accession Number: 65.109.2
Jewelry Elements
Date: late 14th–16th century
Accession Number: 1989.87a–l
Helmet with divine figures beneath a bird with outstretched wings
Date: ca. 1500–1100 B.C.
Accession Number: 63.74
Spouted jar
Date: ca. 9th century B.C.
Accession Number: 60.20.15
Storage jar decorated with mountain goats
Date: ca. 3800–3700 B.C.
Accession Number: 59.52
Relief: two servants bearing food and drink
Date: ca. 358–338 B.C.
Accession Number: 34.158
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
Statuette of a female
Date: ca. early 1st millennium B.C.
Accession Number: 64.130
Swan-Neck Glass Bottle
Date: 19th century
Accession Number: 17.190.829
"Tahmuras Defeats the Divs", Folio 23v from the Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Shah Tahmasp
Abu'l Qasim Firdausi
(935–1020)
Date: ca. 1525
Accession Number: 1970.301.3
Strand of Beads
Date: 9th–12th century
Accession Number: 48.101.70
The 'Nigde' Carpet
Date: 18th century
Accession Number: 56.217
"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
Bowl with Arabic Inscription
Date: 10th century
Accession Number: 65.106.2
Plate with a hunting scene from the tale of Bahram Gur and Azadeh
Date: ca. 5th century A.D.
Accession Number: 1994.402
Velvet with Figural Imagery
Date: mid-16th century
Accession Number: 52.20.11
Standing man
Date: ca. A.D. 2nd century
Accession Number: 51.72.1
"The Feast of Sada", Folio 22v from the Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Shah Tahmasp
Abu'l Qasim Firdausi
(935–1020)
Date: ca. 1525
Accession Number: 1970.301.2
Mihrab (Prayer Niche)
Date: A.H. 755/A.D. 1354–55
Accession Number: 39.20
Bowl with Green, Yellow, and Brown Splashed Decoration
Date: 10th century
Accession Number: 38.40.137
Textile
Date: 10th–11th century
Accession Number: 31.106.64
The Anhalt Medallion Carpet
Date: probably first half 16th century
Accession Number: 46.128
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