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454662
Folio from the

Folio from the "Blue Qur'an"

Date: second half 9th–mid-10th century
Accession Number: 2004.88

452112

"Tahmuras Defeats the Divs", Folio from the Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Shah Tahmasp

Abu'l Qasim Firdausi (935–1020)

Date: ca. 1525
Accession Number: 1970.301.3

451725

"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

453683

"Jonah and the Whale", Folio from a Jami al-Tavarikh (Compendium of Chronicles)

Date: ca. 1400
Accession Number: 33.113

455059

"The Eavesdropper", Folio from a Haft Paikar (Seven Portraits) of the Khamsa (Quintet) of Nizami

Maulana Azhar (d. 1475/76)

Date: ca. 1430
Accession Number: 13.228.13.6

454661
Folio from the

Folio from the "Tashkent Qur'an"

Date: late 8th–early 9th century
Accession Number: 2004.87

450486
Folio from a Qur'an Manuscript

Folio from a Qur'an Manuscript

Date: late 13th–early 14th century
Accession Number: 42.63

451286

"Rosette Bearing the Names and Titles of Shah Jahan", Folio from the Shah Jahan Album

Date: recto: ca. 1645; verso: ca. 1630–40
Accession Number: 55.121.10.39

449534
Tughra (Official Signature) of Sultan Süleiman the Magnificent (r. 1520–66)

Tughra (Official Signature) of Sultan Süleiman the Magnificent (r. 1520–66)

Date: ca. 1555–60
Accession Number: 38.149.2

451023
The Lovers

The Lovers

Painting by Riza-yi `Abbasi (ca. 1565–1635)

Date: dated A.H. 1039/ A.D. 1630
Accession Number: 50.164

452111

"The Feast of Sada", Folio from the Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Shah Tahmasp

Abu'l Qasim Firdausi (935–1020)

Date: ca. 1525
Accession Number: 1970.301.2

451270

"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

451405
'Saz'-style Drawing of a Dragon amid Foliage

'Saz'-style Drawing of a Dragon amid Foliage

Shah Quli (active 1520–66)

Date: ca. 1540–50
Accession Number: 57.51.26

451400

"Preparing Medicine from Honey", Folio from a Dispersed Manuscript of an Arabic Translation of the Materia Medica of Dioscorides

'Abdullah ibn al-Fadl

Date: dated A.H. 621/ A.D. 1224
Accession Number: 57.51.21

446892

"Dancing Dervishes", Folio from a Divan of Hafiz

Painting attributed to Bihzad (ca. 1450–1535/36)

Date: ca. 1480
Accession Number: 17.81.4

452037

"Khusrau Hunting", Folio from Khusrau and Shirin

Written by Hatifi

Date: dated A.H. 904/A.D. 1498–99
Accession Number: 69.27

447071
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

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

453183
The House of Bijapur

The House of Bijapur

Painting by Kamal Muhammad (active 1680s)

Date: ca. 1680
Accession Number: 1982.213

451203
Folio from a Qur'an Manuscript

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

454611
Calligraphic Galleon

Calligraphic Galleon

'Abd al-Qadir Hisari

Date: dated A.H. 1180/ A.D. 1766–67
Accession Number: 2003.241

446562

"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
Accession Number: 13.228.28

448183

"Krishna Holds Up Mount Govardhan to Shelter the Villagers of Braj", Folio from a Harivamsa (The Legend of Hari (Krishna))

Date: ca. 1590–95
Accession Number: 28.63.1

454015
Dragon Wrapped around Saz Leaves

Dragon Wrapped around Saz Leaves

Date: ca. 1550–70
Accession Number: 2000.424

451332

"Men Treading Grapes", Folio from a Materia Medica of Dioscorides

Date: dated A.H. 621/ A.D. 1224
Accession Number: 56.20

446595

"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

446567

"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
Accession Number: 13.228.33

453351

"The Angel Gabriel meets 'Amr ibn Zaid (the Shepherd)", Folio from a Siyer-i Nebi (the Life of the Prophet)

Painting by Mustafa ibn Vali

Date: ca. 1595
Accession Number: 1994.141

451268

"Akbar With Lion and Calf", Folio from the Shah Jahan Album

Painting by Govardhan (active ca. 1596–1645)

Date: verso: ca. 1630; recto: ca. 1530–50
Accession Number: 55.121.10.22

446563

"A Muslim Pilgrim Learns a Lesson in Piety from a Brahman", Folio from a Khamsa (Quintet) of Amir Khusrau Dihlavi

Amir Khusrau Dihlavi (1253–1325)

Date: 1597–98
Accession Number: 13.228.29

453024
Qur'an Manuscript

Qur'an Manuscript

Date: dated A.H. 1268/A.D. 1851–52
Accession Number: 1980.603

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