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(Santoor) Musical-Instrument

Donor Name:
Abdolah Atefi  Search this
Culture:
Iranian  Search this
Object Type:
Musical Instrument
Place:
Iran
Accession Date:
1956-Jun-28
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
211602
USNM Number:
E394215-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
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edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8423251
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Whistle

Donor Name:
Mrs. Ethel J. Bunting  Search this
Culture:
Iranian  Search this
Object Type:
Whistle
Place:
Iran
Accession Date:
1963-Sep-26
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
246937
USNM Number:
E401901-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8431043
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Whistle

Donor Name:
Mrs. Ethel J. Bunting  Search this
Culture:
Iranian  Search this
Object Type:
Whistle
Place:
Iran
Accession Date:
1963-Sep-26
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
246937
USNM Number:
E401903-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8431045
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Whistle

Donor Name:
Mrs. Ethel J. Bunting  Search this
Culture:
Iranian  Search this
Object Type:
Whistle
Place:
Iran
Accession Date:
1963-Sep-26
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
246937
USNM Number:
E401902-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8431044
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Persian Fiddle (Kemangeh Or Kamooncheh)

Donor Name:
F. B. Gillespie  Search this
Culture:
Persian  Search this
Object Type:
Fiddle
Place:
Iran
Accession Date:
21 Jul 1896
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
030909
USNM Number:
E96480-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8489605
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Wooden Cigarette Holder

Donor Name:
Dr. Ralph S. Solecki  Search this
Culture:
Iranian  Search this
Object Type:
Cigarette Holder
Place:
Iran
Accession Date:
1955-Apr-27
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
202536
USNM Number:
E392847-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8422873
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Sock

Donor Name:
Dr. Ralph S. Solecki  Search this
Culture:
Iranian  Search this
Object Type:
Sock
Place:
Iran
Accession Date:
1955-Apr-27
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
202536
USNM Number:
E392833-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
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edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8422859
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Wooden Cigarette Holder

Donor Name:
Dr. Ralph S. Solecki  Search this
Culture:
Iranian  Search this
Object Type:
Cigarette Holder
Place:
Iran
Accession Date:
1955-Apr-27
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
202536
USNM Number:
E392846-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8422872
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Guitar

Donor Name:
Mrs. John R. Devereux  Search this
Culture:
Persian  Search this
Object Type:
Guitar
Place:
Iran
Accession Date:
1920-Feb-20
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
064657
USNM Number:
E312911-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
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edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8389550
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Pair Persian Stockings

Donor Name:
Otis M. Bigelow  Search this
Culture:
Persian  Search this
Object Type:
Stocking
Place:
Damascus, Syria
Accession Date:
9 Sept 1885
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
016413
USNM Number:
E76386-0
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NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
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edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8479553
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A Seated Nobleman

Calligrapher:
Muhammad Zahad Samarqandi  Search this
Medium:
Oil on woven fabric support mounted with decorated paper surrounds backed with 18th century Indian album page paper and a smaller piece of calligraphy on the back.
Dimensions:
H x W (overall): 37.1 x 28 cm (14 5/8 x 11 in)
Type:
Painting
Album
Origin:
Iran
Date:
1660s
Period:
Safavid period
Topic:
Safavid period (1501 - 1722)  Search this
Iran  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment in memory of Cynthia Ratcliff Helms
Accession Number:
F1999.18
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Google Cultural Institute
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
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edanmdm:fsg_F1999.18
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Pen case with Indian women in a landscape

Medium:
Watercolor, gold-colored pigments, and lacquer on pasteboard
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 4.1 × 4 × 22.3 cm (1 5/8 × 1 9/16 × 8 3/4 in)
Type:
Container
Lacquer
Origin:
Iran
Date:
ca. 1700-1750
Period:
Safavid, Afsharid, or Zand period
Topic:
Afsharid period ( 1736 - 1795 )  Search this
Safavid period (1501 - 1722)  Search this
Zand period (1750 - 1794)  Search this
Iran  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
Ezzat-Malek Soudavar collection  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of A. Soudavar in memory of his mother Ezzat-Malek Soudavar
Accession Number:
S2014.17.18a-b
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S2014.17.18a-b
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Divan (Collections of poems) by Jami

Calligrapher:
Imad al-Hasani  Search this
Medium:
Ink, watercolor, and gold on paper (text); Watercolor, gold-colored pigments, and lacquer on pasteboard (cover)
Dimensions:
H x W x D (closed): 15.2 × 9.1 × 1.2 cm (6 × 3 9/16 × 1/2 in)
Type:
Manuscript
Origin:
probably Isfahan (text), Iran
Date:
ca. 1600 (text) and ca. 1800 (cover)
Period:
Safavid period (text) and Qajar period (cover)
Topic:
Safavid period (1501 - 1722)  Search this
poems  Search this
Qajar period (1779 - 1925)  Search this
Iran  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
Ezzat-Malek Soudavar collection  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of A. Soudavar in memory of his mother Ezzat-Malek Soudavar
Accession Number:
S2014.17.2
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
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edanmdm:fsg_S2014.17.2
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Pen box with flowers and bird

Artist:
Muhammad Hadi (Iranian, active mid-18th century)  Search this
Medium:
Watercolor, gold-colored pigments, and lacquer on pasteboard
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 5 × 5.3 × 26.2 cm (1 15/16 × 2 1/16 × 10 5/16 in)
Type:
Container
Lacquer
Origin:
Iran
Date:
ca. 1730-40
Period:
Safavid or Afsharid period
Topic:
Afsharid period ( 1736 - 1795 )  Search this
Safavid period (1501 - 1722)  Search this
Iran  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
calligraphy  Search this
box  Search this
Ezzat-Malek Soudavar collection  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of A. Soudavar in memory of his mother Ezzat-Malek Soudavar
Accession Number:
S2014.17.20
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
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edanmdm:fsg_S2014.17.20
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Haft Band (Seven strophes) by Mulla Hasan Kashi

Calligrapher:
Imad al-Hasani (died 1615)  Search this
Author:
Mulla Hasan Kashi  Search this
Medium:
Ink, color, and gold on paper (text); watercolor, gold-covered pigments and lacquer on pasteboard (cover)
Dimensions:
H x W x D (Closed): 23.6 × 14.9 × 0.8 cm (9 5/16 × 5 7/8 × 5/16 in)
Type:
Manuscript
Calligraphy
Origin:
probably Isfahan, Iran
Date:
ca. 1600 (text), ca. 1850 (cover)
Period:
Safavid period (text), Qajar period (cover)
Topic:
Safavid period (1501 - 1722)  Search this
poems  Search this
Qajar period (1779 - 1925)  Search this
Iran  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
Ezzat-Malek Soudavar collection  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of A. Soudavar in memory of his mother Ezzat-Malek Soudavar
Accession Number:
S2014.17.3
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Google Cultural Institute
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
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edanmdm:fsg_S2014.17.3
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Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi (d.1020)

Calligrapher:
Vali ibn Ali Takulu  Search this
Medium:
Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper (text and illustrations); brown leather tooled binding with lacquered cartouches (cover)
Dimensions:
H x W x D (Closed): 35.5 × 24.5 × 8.5 cm (14 × 9 5/8 × 3 3/8 in)
Type:
Manuscript
Origin:
Iran
Date:
1612 (1021 A.H.) (text); ca. 1800-1850 (illustrations and cover)
Period:
Safavid period (text) and Qajar period (illustrations and cover)
Topic:
Shahnama  Search this
Safavid period (1501 - 1722)  Search this
Qajar period (1779 - 1925)  Search this
nasta'liq script  Search this
Iran  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
Ezzat-Malek Soudavar collection  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of A. Soudavar in memory of his mother Ezzat-Malek Soudavar
Accession Number:
S2014.17.4
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
Related Online Resources:
Google Cultural Institute
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S2014.17.4

Qur'an

Calligrapher:
Muhammad Riza ibn Ali-Riza Abbasi  Search this
Medium:
Ink, color, and gold on paper (text); leather with medallions in watercolor, gold-colored pigments, and lacquer on pasteboard (cover)
Dimensions:
H x W x D (Closed): 36.3 × 23.5 × 2.4 cm (14 5/16 × 9 1/4 × 15/16 in)
Type:
Manuscript
Origin:
Iran
Date:
1647 (1057 A.H.) (text) and ca. 1875-1900 (cover)
Period:
Safavid period (text) and Qajar period (cover)
Topic:
Islam  Search this
Safavid period (1501 - 1722)  Search this
Qajar period (1779 - 1925)  Search this
Qur'an  Search this
Iran  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
Ezzat-Malek Soudavar collection  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of A. Soudavar in memory of his mother Ezzat-Malek Soudavar
Accession Number:
S2014.17.5
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S2014.17.5
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Qur'an

Calligrapher:
Nizam al-Din Ahmad  Search this
Medium:
Ink, color, and gold on paper (text); Watercolor, gold-colored pigments, and lacquer on pasteboard (cover)
Dimensions:
H x W x D (Closed): 11.4 × 7.2 × 1.3 cm (4 1/2 × 2 13/16 × 1/2 in)
Type:
Manuscript
Origin:
Iran
Date:
1715 (1127 A.H.) (text) and ca. 1840-70 (cover)
Period:
Safavid period (text) and Qajar period (cover)
Topic:
Islam  Search this
Safavid period (1501 - 1722)  Search this
Qajar period (1779 - 1925)  Search this
Qur'an  Search this
Iran  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
Ezzat-Malek Soudavar collection  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of A. Soudavar in memory of his mother Ezzat-Malek Soudavar
Accession Number:
S2014.17.7
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S2014.17.7
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Book of prayers

Calligrapher:
ibn Sadr al-Din ibn Muhammad ?  Search this
Medium:
Ink, color, and gold on paper (text); Watercolor, gold-colored pigments, and lacquer on pasteboard (cover)
Dimensions:
H x W x D (closed): 9.5 × 5.7 × 2.1 cm (3 3/4 × 2 1/4 × 13/16 in)
Type:
Manuscript
Origin:
Iran
Date:
1731 (1151 A.H.) (text) and ca. 1750-1850 (cover)
Period:
Safavid period (text) and Zand or Qajar period (cover)
Topic:
Islam  Search this
prayer  Search this
Safavid period (1501 - 1722)  Search this
Zand period (1750 - 1794)  Search this
Qajar period (1779 - 1925)  Search this
naskh script  Search this
nasta'liq script  Search this
Iran  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
Book of Prayers  Search this
Ezzat-Malek Soudavar collection  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of A. Soudavar in memory of his mother Ezzat-Malek Soudavar
Accession Number:
S2014.17.8
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S2014.17.8
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Folio from a volume of poetry by Jami (d. 1492)

Author:
Jami (died 1492)  Search this
Medium:
Ink and gold on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 24 x 16.5 cm (9 7/16 x 6 1/2 in)
Type:
Manuscript
Origin:
Iran
Date:
16th century
Period:
Safavid period
Topic:
Safavid period (1501 - 1722)  Search this
nasta'liq script  Search this
Iran  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Hamid Atighetchi
Accession Number:
S2002.5
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
Related Online Resources:
Google Cultural Institute
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S2002.5

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