Keywords: percussion instrument

36 objects
S1986.234

Folio from a Rawdat al-safa (Garden of felicity) by Mirkhwand (d. 1498); recto: Hamza and Ali in battle; verso: Bravery and courage of Ali and Hamza

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Detached folio from a dispersed copy of a Rawdat al-safa fi sirat al-anbiya’ wa-al -muluk wa-al-khulafa (Garden of purity on the lives of the prophets, kings, and caliphs) by Muhammad b. Khwandshah (known as Mirkhwand); text: Persian in black nasta’liq script; recto: illustration and text: Hamza and Ali in battle; verso: text: Bravery and courage …

S1986.208

Folio from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi (d.1020); verso: Daughters of Barzin Dance for Bahram Gur; recto: text: Bahram Gur and Barzin Shah

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Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi; text: Persian in black nasta’liq script; recto: text, Bahram Gur and Barzin Shah, four columns, nineteen lines; verso: illustration and text, Daughters of Barzin dance for Bahram Gur; one of a group of three folios. Border: The text and the painting …

S1986.190

Folio from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi; verso: Siyavush and Afrasiyab play polo; recto: text

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Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi; text: Persian in black nasta’liq script, heading in white naskh outlined in black; recto: text, Siyawash and Afrasiyab play polo; four columns, twenty-five lines; verso: illustration and text, Siyavush and Afrasiyab play polo, four columns, six lines; one of a group …

S1986.180

Folio from a Khamsa (Quintet) by Nizami; recto: Bahram Gur and the Princess in the Yellow Pavilion; verso: text, Princess telling the story

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Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Haft paykar in the Khamsa (Quintet) by Nizami; text: Persian in black nasta’liq script; recto: Bahram Gur and the princess in the Yellow Pavilion; verso: text, Princess telling the story, four columns, nineteen lines; one of a group of two folios. Border: The text and the painting …

S1986.51

Khamsa (Quintet) by Amir Khusraw Dihlavi (d.1325)

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Manuscript; Khamsa by Amir Khusraw Dihlawi; Persian in black nasta’liq script; 198 folios with four sarlawhs (verso: 1,30,109,147), four dated colophons (29recto, 78recto,108recto and 146recto), and 7 paintings (41verso, 55recto, 70recto, 92recto, 134recto, 161verso and 187verso) attributed to Siyavush Beg or a close follower; seals (fols. 1recto, and 198recto); standard page: four columns, 22 lines …

S1986.49

Divan (Collected poems) by Jami (d. 1492)

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Manuscript; Divan (Collected poems) by Jami; Persian in black nasta’liq script; headings in white and blue; 282 folios with 1 sarlawh (folio 1 verso), 1 unwan (folio 5 recto), and five paintings; standard page: 2 columns, 11 lines of text. Binding: The manuscript is bound in papier-mâché with lacquer-painted exterior covers and doublures of leather …