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John the Baptist in Prison, Visited by his Disciples

Artist:
Jan van der Straet, called Stradanus, Flemish, 1523–1605  Search this
Medium:
Pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash over black chalk on paper
Dimensions:
6.1 × 5 cm (2 3/8 × 1 15/16 in.)
Type:
figures
Drawing
Object Name:
Drawing
Made in:
Florence, Tuscany, Italy
Date:
1595
Credit Line:
Museum purchase through gift of various donors
Accession Number:
1901-39-2670
Restrictions & Rights:
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq47aef83dc-5b90-4226-a773-233649ec2a0c
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edanmdm:chndm_1901-39-2670
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Chiura Obata’s Glorious Struggle

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Podcast
MIME Type:
audio/mpeg
Uploaded:
Wed, 15 Dec 2021 05:00:00 -0000
Topic:
Smithsonian Sidedoor  Search this
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Sidedoor
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution
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Folio from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi (d.1020); verso: Ardashir captures Ardavan; verso: text: Kavus journey to Barbaristan

Medium:
Ink, opaque watercolor and gold on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 59.2 x 39.7 cm (23 5/16 x 15 5/8 in)
Type:
Manuscript
Origin:
Tabriz, Iran
Date:
ca. 1330-1340
Period:
Il-Khanid dynasty
Topic:
tree  Search this
Shahnama  Search this
horse  Search this
Il-Khanid dynasty (1256 - 1353)  Search this
naskh script  Search this
sword  Search this
Iran  Search this
prisoner  Search this
Ardavan  Search this
Ardashir  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
Henri Vever collection  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Smithsonian Unrestricted Trust Funds, Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program, and Dr. Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S1986.103
Restrictions & Rights:
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye35c0c20fb-ceb2-418b-bdb4-8d74b216efbc
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S1986.103
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Folio from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi (d.1020); recto: Garsivaz being flogged while Afrasiyab is dragged from the lake; verso: Afrasiyab's night raid to Kay Khusraw's camp

Medium:
Opaque watercolor, ink and gold on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 30.9 x 20 cm (12 3/16 x 7 7/8 in)
Type:
Manuscript
Origin:
Qazvin?, Iran
Date:
circa 1580
Period:
Safavid period
Topic:
Shahnama  Search this
Safavid period (1501 - 1722)  Search this
Afrasiyab  Search this
Iran  Search this
king  Search this
prisoner  Search this
Garsivaz  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
Henri Vever collection  Search this
epic  Search this
flogging  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Smithsonian Unrestricted Trust Funds, Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program, and Dr. Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S1986.249
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S1986.249
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A Heroine Forcibly Enters a Jail to Liberate Heroes, from a Hamzanama

Medium:
Opaque watercolor on cloth
Dimensions:
H x W (overall): 71.9 x 55.4 cm (28 5/16 x 21 13/16 in)
Type:
Manuscript
Origin:
India
Date:
third quarter of 16th c.
Period:
Mughal dynasty
Topic:
Hamzanama  Search this
woman  Search this
Mughal dynasty (1526 - 1858)  Search this
Reign of Akbar (1556 - 1605)  Search this
palace  Search this
sword  Search this
bow  Search this
India  Search this
prisoner  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
Henri Vever collection  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Smithsonian Unrestricted Trust Funds, Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program, and Dr. Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S1986.399
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S1986.399

Folio from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi (d. 1020); recto: Kay Ka'us chained in a grotto by the white demon; verso: text, Ka'us sends a letter to Rustam the son of Zal and asks for help

Artist:
Ascribed to Siyavush  Search this
Medium:
Opaque watercolor, ink and gold on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (sheet): 45.6 x 31.5 cm (17 15/16 x 12 3/8 in)
Type:
Manuscript
Origin:
Qazvin, Iran
Date:
1576-1577
Period:
Safavid period
Topic:
Shahnama  Search this
demon  Search this
Safavid period (1501 - 1722)  Search this
Rustam  Search this
Iran  Search this
prisoner  Search this
Kay Kavus  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase -- Charles Lang Freer Endowment in appreciation of Mary Wilkie Ebrahimi and her exemplary service to the Galleries as vice chair of the Board of Trustees (2003-2007)
Accession Number:
F2006.7
Restrictions & Rights:
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye39cda692e-abec-44ea-ab1c-d6ef36818b48
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F2006.7
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Textile fragment (forgery)

Medium:
Silk
Dimensions:
H x W: 32.2 x 30 cm (12 11/16 x 11 13/16 in)
Type:
Costume and Textile
Origin:
Iran
Date:
20th century
Topic:
tree  Search this
forgery  Search this
warrior  Search this
Iran  Search this
prisoner  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
weft patterning  Search this
brocading  Search this
twill  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1981.28
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3e4e9a934-824c-4970-983c-836f6fa13af4
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1981.28

Folio from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi (d.1020); Afrasiyab takes Siyavush as prisoner

Medium:
Opaque watercolor, gold, black, and silver on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 4.8 x 12 cm (1 7/8 x 4 3/4 in)
Type:
Manuscript
Origin:
Iran
Date:
early 14th century
Period:
Il-Khanid dynasty
Topic:
Shahnama  Search this
Il-Khanid dynasty (1256 - 1353)  Search this
Afrasiyab  Search this
naskh script  Search this
Iran  Search this
prisoner  Search this
Siyavush  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1931.21
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1931.21

Bijan in bonds before Afrasiyab from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi

Medium:
Ink, opaque watercolor, gold and silver on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 9.2 x 11.5 cm (3 5/8 x 4 1/2 in)
Type:
Manuscript
Origin:
Iran
Date:
early 14th century
Period:
Mongol period
Topic:
Shahnama  Search this
Il-Khanid dynasty (1256 - 1353)  Search this
Bijan  Search this
Afrasiyab  Search this
Mongol period (1220 - 1380)  Search this
Iran  Search this
prisoner  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
epic  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1940.13
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
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edanmdm:fsg_F1940.13

Folio from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi (d.1020); Turanian prisoners of war brought before Shah Ka'us, Ka'us answers the letter of Kay Khusraw

Medium:
Opaque watercolor, gold and black on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 5.5 x 12.1 cm (2 3/16 x 4 3/4 in)
Type:
Manuscript
Origin:
Iran
Date:
early 14th century
Period:
Il-Khanid dynasty
Topic:
Shahnama  Search this
battle  Search this
Il-Khanid dynasty (1256 - 1353)  Search this
naskh script  Search this
Iran  Search this
king  Search this
Kay Kavus  Search this
Kay Khusraw  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1940.15
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1940.15

Zardhang Khatni Brings the Ring to Maltas the Prison Keeper from The Hamzanama

Artist:
Attributed to Shravana , Mithra, and Madhava Khurd  Search this
Mahesh  Search this
Mithra  Search this
Medium:
Opaque watercolor and gold on cotton cloth
Dimensions:
H x W: 67.5 x 51.6 cm (26 9/16 x 20 5/16 in)
Type:
Painting
Album
Origin:
India
Date:
ca. 1570
Period:
Mughal dynasty
Topic:
Hamzanama  Search this
Mughal dynasty (1526 - 1858)  Search this
Reign of Akbar (1556 - 1605)  Search this
India  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1949.18
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye37e6b254c-09c6-4481-8fd3-cf04e2a3d984
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1949.18

Yusuf in prison and Zuleikha as an old woman before Yusuf

Medium:
Ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (drawing): 20 × 10.5 cm (7 7/8 × 4 1/8 in)
Type:
Drawing
Album
Origin:
Iran
Date:
mid-17th century
Period:
Safavid period
Topic:
Safavid period (1501 - 1722)  Search this
woman  Search this
Yusuf  Search this
Zulaykha  Search this
Iran  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1953.37
Restrictions & Rights:
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye32ce979bf-2816-4e59-adbf-d979ef1cf178
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1953.37

The visit of Jamasp to Isfandiyar in chains from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi

Medium:
Ink, opaque watercolor, gold and silver on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 10.2 x 11.6 cm (4 x 4 9/16 in)
Type:
Manuscript
Origin:
Iran
Date:
early 14th century
Period:
Mongol period
Topic:
Shahnama  Search this
Il-Khanid dynasty (1256 - 1353)  Search this
Mongol period (1220 - 1380)  Search this
Iran  Search this
prisoner  Search this
Isfandiyar  Search this
Jamasp  Search this
Arjasp  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
epic  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of H. Kevorkian
Accession Number:
F1930.3
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1930.3

Isfandiyar and the witch ;< i>Captive Gurgsar before Isfandiyar, the sixth ordeal: passing through snow from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi

Medium:
Ink, opaque watercolor, gold and silver on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 8.9 x 11.3 cm (3 1/2 x 4 7/16 in)
Type:
Manuscript
Origin:
Iran
Date:
early 14th century
Period:
Mongol period
Topic:
Shahnama  Search this
horse  Search this
Il-Khanid dynasty (1256 - 1353)  Search this
Mongol period (1220 - 1380)  Search this
Iran  Search this
prisoner  Search this
witch  Search this
Isfandiyar  Search this
Gurgsar  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
epic  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1930.5
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edanmdm:fsg_F1930.5
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Ardawan held captive before Ardashir from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi

Medium:
Ink, opaque watercolor, gold and silver on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 8.4 x 17.2 cm (3 5/16 x 6 3/4 in)
Type:
Manuscript
Origin:
Iran
Date:
early 14th century
Period:
Mongol period
Topic:
Shahnama  Search this
Il-Khanid dynasty (1256 - 1353)  Search this
Mongol period (1220 - 1380)  Search this
Iran  Search this
prisoner  Search this
Ardavan  Search this
Ardashir  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
epic  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1930.8
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edanmdm:fsg_F1930.8

Admonishing in Chains

Artist:
Traditionally attributed to Yan Liben (ca. 600-674)  Search this
Medium:
Ink and color on silk
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 36.9 x 207.9 cm (14 1/2 x 81 7/8 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
China
Date:
15th century
Period:
Ming dynasty
Topic:
Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644)  Search this
dog  Search this
China  Search this
emperor  Search this
prisoner  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1911.235
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Aerial Demon Carriage

Artist:
Gregory K. H. Bryant  Search this
Medium:
Aerial Demon Carriage
Dimensions:
3-D (Overall): 54.6 × 68.6 × 34.3cm (1 ft. 9 1/2 in. × 2 ft. 3 in. × 1 ft. 1 1/2 in.)
Type:
ART-Sculpture
Credit Line:
Gift of Gregory K. H. Bryant
Inventory Number:
A20181168000
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National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv9a1171db2-0def-474f-a0bd-2f2565d6c94b
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edanmdm:nasm_A20181168000
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Jacket, Flying, Type A-2, United States Army Air Forces

Manufacturer:
Bronco Mfg. Co.  Search this
Materials:
Leather
Brass
Adhesive
Paint
Organic Fibers
Dimensions:
Clothing (Overall): 76.2 × 102.2 × 8.9cm (2 ft. 6 in. × 3 ft. 4 1/4 in. × 3 1/2 in.)
Type:
PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Flight Clothing
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Gift of Mark L. Machanic, Nephew
Inventory Number:
A20181345000
Restrictions & Rights:
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National Air and Space Museum
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv9128c3fc3-e279-468f-be84-bc86f361d576
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Medal, European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal

Materials:
Copper Alloy
Silk
Iron Alloy
Adhesive
Velcro
Dimensions:
3-D (Overall): 7.1 × 3.7 × 0.5cm (2 13/16 × 1 7/16 × 3/16 in.)
Type:
AWARDS-Medals & Ribbons
Credit Line:
Gift of Mark L. Machanic, Nephew
Inventory Number:
A20181352000
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National Air and Space Museum
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A20181352000

Medal, American Campaign Medal, Bernard Mechanic

Materials:
Copper Alloy
Silk
Non-Magnetic White Metal
Dimensions:
3-D (Overall): 7.3 × 3.7 × 0.6cm (2 7/8 × 1 7/16 × 1/4 in.)
Type:
AWARDS-Medals & Ribbons
Credit Line:
Gift of Mark L. Machanic, Nephew
Inventory Number:
A20181353000
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