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"Zulaykha Bidding for Yusuf in the Slave Market in Egypt", Folio from Yusuf and Zulaykha
Date: second half 16th century
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Accession Number: 69.114.3
"The Execution of the Brahmins", Folio from a Kalila wa Dimna
Date: 18th century
Medium: Ink and opaque watercolor on paper
Accession Number: 1981.373.101
"Mihran Sitad Chooses a Daughter of the Khaqan of Chin", Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Firdausi
Abu'l Qasim Firdausi
(935–1020)
Date: ca. 1330–40
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, gold, and silver on paper
Accession Number: 1974.290.38
Qur'an of Ibrahim Sultan
Ibrahim Sultan
Date: dated A.H. 830/A.D. 1427
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Accession Number: 13.228.2
Qur'an Manuscript
Date: late 18th–early 19th century
Medium: Ink, gold, and lapis on paper; leather binding
Accession Number: 2009.294
"Yusuf before the Ladies of Cairo", Folio from Yusuf and Zulaykha
Date: second half 16th century
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Accession Number: 1975.192.14
"The Spy Zambur Brings Mahiya to the City of Tawariq", Folio from a Hamzanama (Book of Hamza)
Attributed to Kesav Das
(active ca. 1570–1604)
Date: ca. 1570
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on cloth; mounted on paper
Accession Number: 23.264.1
Folio from a Qur'an Manuscript
Date: 14th century
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Accession Number: 1979.295.4
"Kai Khusrau is Discovered by Giv", Folio 210v from the Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Shah Tahmasp
Abu'l Qasim Firdausi
(935–1020)
Date: ca. 1525–30
Medium: Opaque watercolor, ink, silver, and gold on paper
Accession Number: 1970.301.32
"Sakyamuni (Buddha) Announces Another Prophet", Folio from a Majma al-Tavarikh (Compendium of Histories)
Hafiz-i Abru
(d. 1430)
Date: ca. 1425
Medium: Opaque watercolor, silver, and gold on paper
Accession Number: 57.51.37.1
"Muhammad Ascends to Heaven in a Vision on Buraq", Folio from a Yusuf and Zulaikha of Jami
Maulana Nur al-Din `Abd al-Rahman Jami
(1414–92)
Date: second half 16th century
Medium: Opaque watercolor and gold on paper
Accession Number: 57.51.39.152
"Bahram Chubina Kills the Lion-Shaped Ape Monster", Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings)
Abu'l Qasim Firdausi
(935–1020)
Date: ca. 1300–30
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, silver, and gold on paper
Accession Number: 69.74.2
"The Lion and the Elephant Fighting", Folio from a Kalila wa Dimna
Date: 18th century
Medium: Ink and opaque watercolor on paper
Accession Number: 1981.373.39
"Rustam Captures the Shah of Sham and the Shah of Berber", Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Firdausi
Abu'l Qasim Firdausi
(935–1020)
Date: ca. 1330–40
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, gold, and silver on paper
Accession Number: 1974.290.8
"Bahram Gur and Princess of Fifth Region on Wednesday", Folio from a Haft Paikar (The Seven Portraits)
Date: late 17th century
Medium: Opaque watercolor, gold, and silver (?) on paper
Accession Number: 57.185.1
Book of Prayers
Muhammad Hussein Kaziruni
Date: dated A.H. 1109/ A.D. 1697
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Accession Number: 2006.543.2
"A Scene of Dancing and Music", Folio from a Kulliyat (Complete Works) of Sa'di
Date: 19th century
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Accession Number: 13.228.10.9
"The Anecdote of the Man Who Fell into the Water", Folio from a Mantiq al-tair (Language of the Birds)
Sultan 'Ali al-Mashhadi
(active late 15th–early 16th century)
Date: dated A.H. 892/A.D. 1487
Medium: Opaque watercolor, silver, and gold on paper
Accession Number: 63.210.44
"The Man who Pretends to be Asleep While the Thief Enters his House Becomes Drowsy and Really Falls Asleep", Folio from a Kalila wa Dimna
Date: 18th century
Medium: Opaque watercolor on paper
Accession Number: 1981.373.12
"Manuchihr Kills Salm", Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings)
Date: late 19th–early 20th century
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, silver, and gold on paper
Accession Number: 68.215.25
"Bahram Gur in the Blue Pavilion", Folio from Khamsa (Quintet) of Nizami
Date: early 16th century
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Accession Number: 1997.295b
Double Title Page from a `Aja'ib al-Makhluqat wa Ghara'ib al-Mawjudat (The Wonders of Creation and the Oddities of Existence)
Zakaria bin Muhammad bin Mahmud Abu Yahya Qazwini
(ca. 1203–83)
Date: 1414–35
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Accession Number: 34.109
Futuh al-Haramain (Description of the Holy Cities)
Muhi al-Din Lari
Date: mid-16th century
Medium: Main support: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper Binding: Leather
Accession Number: 32.131
"Rustam's First Encounter with Afrasiyab", Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings)
Abu'l Qasim Firdausi
(935–1020)
Date: dated A.H. 1077/ A.D. 1666–67
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, silver, and gold on paper
Accession Number: 1975.192.24
"Solanki Raga", Folio from a Ragamala
Date: ca. 1590
Medium: Ink and opaque watercolor on paper
Accession Number: 1972.285.1
"Burzuyeh is Summoned by Nushirvan on his Return from India", Folio from a Kalila wa Dimna
Date: 18th century
Medium: Ink and opaque watercolor on paper
Accession Number: 1981.373.8
Folio from a Qur'an Manuscript
Date: 10th–11th century
Medium: Black-brown ink, red watercolor, and gold on parchment
Accession Number: 1997.299
"Rustam Fighting Ashkabus", Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings)
Date: 1560–80
Medium: Opaque watercolor, silver, and gold on paper
Accession Number: 65.7.4
"Zal Questions Sam's Intentions Regarding the House of Mihrab", Folio 81v from the Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Shah Tahmasp
Abu'l Qasim Firdausi
(935–1020)
Date: ca. 1525–30
Medium: Opaque watercolor, ink, silver, and gold on paper
Accession Number: 1970.301.10
"Throne Scene", Folio from a Majma al-Tavarikh (Compendium of Histories)
Hafiz-i Abru
(d. 1430)
Date: ca. 1425
Medium: Opaque watercolor, silver, and gold on paper
Accession Number: 57.51.37.2
"The Execution of the Brahmins", Folio from a Kalila wa Dimna
Date: 18th century
Accession Number: 1981.373.101
"Mihran Sitad Chooses a Daughter of the Khaqan of Chin", Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Firdausi
Abu'l Qasim Firdausi
(935–1020)
Date: ca. 1330–40
Accession Number: 1974.290.38
Qur'an of Ibrahim Sultan
Ibrahim Sultan
Date: dated A.H. 830/A.D. 1427
Accession Number: 13.228.2
Qur'an Manuscript
Date: late 18th–early 19th century
Accession Number: 2009.294
"Yusuf before the Ladies of Cairo", Folio from Yusuf and Zulaykha
Date: second half 16th century
Accession Number: 1975.192.14
"The Spy Zambur Brings Mahiya to the City of Tawariq", Folio from a Hamzanama (Book of Hamza)
Attributed to Kesav Das
(active ca. 1570–1604)
Date: ca. 1570
Accession Number: 23.264.1
Folio from a Qur'an Manuscript
Date: 14th century
Accession Number: 1979.295.4
"Kai Khusrau is Discovered by Giv", Folio 210v from the Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Shah Tahmasp
Abu'l Qasim Firdausi
(935–1020)
Date: ca. 1525–30
Accession Number: 1970.301.32
"Muhammad Ascends to Heaven in a Vision on Buraq", Folio from a Yusuf and Zulaikha of Jami
Maulana Nur al-Din `Abd al-Rahman Jami
(1414–92)
Date: second half 16th century
Accession Number: 57.51.39.152
"Bahram Chubina Kills the Lion-Shaped Ape Monster", Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings)
Abu'l Qasim Firdausi
(935–1020)
Date: ca. 1300–30
Accession Number: 69.74.2
"The Lion and the Elephant Fighting", Folio from a Kalila wa Dimna
Date: 18th century
Accession Number: 1981.373.39
"Rustam Captures the Shah of Sham and the Shah of Berber", Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Firdausi
Abu'l Qasim Firdausi
(935–1020)
Date: ca. 1330–40
Accession Number: 1974.290.8
Book of Prayers
Muhammad Hussein Kaziruni
Date: dated A.H. 1109/ A.D. 1697
Accession Number: 2006.543.2
"The Anecdote of the Man Who Fell into the Water", Folio from a Mantiq al-tair (Language of the Birds)
Sultan 'Ali al-Mashhadi
(active late 15th–early 16th century)
Date: dated A.H. 892/A.D. 1487
Accession Number: 63.210.44
"Manuchihr Kills Salm", Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings)
Date: late 19th–early 20th century
Accession Number: 68.215.25
"Bahram Gur in the Blue Pavilion", Folio from Khamsa (Quintet) of Nizami
Date: early 16th century
Accession Number: 1997.295b
Double Title Page from a `Aja'ib al-Makhluqat wa Ghara'ib al-Mawjudat (The Wonders of Creation and the Oddities of Existence)
Zakaria bin Muhammad bin Mahmud Abu Yahya Qazwini
(ca. 1203–83)
Date: 1414–35
Accession Number: 34.109
Futuh al-Haramain (Description of the Holy Cities)
Muhi al-Din Lari
Date: mid-16th century
Accession Number: 32.131
"Rustam's First Encounter with Afrasiyab", Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings)
Abu'l Qasim Firdausi
(935–1020)
Date: dated A.H. 1077/ A.D. 1666–67
Accession Number: 1975.192.24
"Solanki Raga", Folio from a Ragamala
Date: ca. 1590
Accession Number: 1972.285.1
Folio from a Qur'an Manuscript
Date: 10th–11th century
Accession Number: 1997.299
"Throne Scene", Folio from a Majma al-Tavarikh (Compendium of Histories)
Hafiz-i Abru
(d. 1430)
Date: ca. 1425
Accession Number: 57.51.37.2
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