Keywords: percussion instrument

36 objects
S1986.38

Lawa’ih (Effulgences of light) by Jami (d.1492)

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Manuscript; Lawa’ih (Effulgences of light) by Jami; text: Persian in black and gold nasta’liq script with a few lines of Arabic; 25 folios with a double-page painting (1verso, 2 recto), 1 sarlawh (folio 2 verso),1 colophon (folio 25 recto), inscriptions ( folio 1recto, 25 recto); standard page: 2 columns, 14 lines. Binding: The manuscript is …

S1986.35

Mathnavi-ye ma’navi (Rhyming couplets of profound spriritual meaning) by Rumi (d.1273)

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Manuscript; The fifth daftar (book) of Mathnavi by Rumi; Persian in black and red nasta’liq script; 44 folios with 1double-page frontispiece (fols. 1 verso- 2 recto) and 1 sarlawh (folio 2 verso), a dated colophon (folio 44 recto); inscriptions (fols. flyleaf, 1 recto, fol. 44 recto/ verso); seals (fols1 recto, and 44 recto/verso); standard page: …

F1907.279

The Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdausi (d. 1020)

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Manuscript; Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi; Persian in black nasta’liq script; headings in white; 540 folios with illuminated double frontispiece (fols. 1 verso, 2 recto, and 2 verso, 3 recto), 2 sarlawh (fols. 3, 9 verso), 30 paintings, 1 dated colophon (folio 539 recto), and a finispiece (fols. 539 verso, 540 recto); seals (folio …

S1986.278

Folio from an album: recto: Pair of Lovers, left-hand half of a double-page

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Detached folio: left-hand half of a double-page illumination from the “Vignier Album”; facing folio (S1986.277); Pair of lovers; one of a group of six folios. Border: The painting is within a central illuminated panel and a broad margin with landscape and scenes of feasting and fighting, mounted on paperboard.

S1986.206

A ruler enthroned

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Detached folio from an unidentified text: A ruler enthroned; top page inscription in Persian black nasta’liq script. Border: The painting is set in gold and red rulings in an outer frame with gold and blue floral and geometric motifs; mounted on black paperboard.

S1986.189.2

Folio from a Khamsa (Quintet) by Nizami (d.1209); recto: Bilqis enthroned, left-hand half of a double-page; verso: Sarlawh and text unrelated to Khamsa (from the Shahnama of Firdawsi)

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Detached folio from a dispersed copy of Khamsa (Quintet) by Nizami; text: Persian in black nasta’liq script; recto: left-hand half of a double-page composition mounted on an unrelated page of the Shahnama, facing folio (S1986.189.1), Bilqis enthroned; verso: text from the Shahnama of Firdawsi; sarlawh; four columns, fifteen lines, one of a group of two …

S1986.185

Folio from a Khamsa (Quintet) by Nizami; recto: illuminated panels of text; verso: Bahram Gur and the princess in the black pavilion

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Detached folio from a dispersed copy of Khamsa (Quintet) by Nizami; text: Persian in black nasta’liq script, recto: illuminated panels of text, four columns, ten lines; verso: illustration and text: Bahram Gur and the princess in the black pavilion. Border: The text and the painting are set in gold and colored rulings on cream-colored paper.

S1986.141.1

Folio from an unidentified text; recto: blank; verso: A prince and princess surrounded by courtiers in a garden, right-hand half of a double-page

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Folio from an unidentified manuscript; recto: blank; verso: right-hand half of a double-page composition; A prince and a princess surrounded by courtiers in a garden; facing folio (S1986.141.2); one of a group of two folios. Border: The painting is set in a blue and gold inner frame and an outer frame with geometric motifs, mounted …