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Folio from a Khamsa (Quintet) by Nizami (d.1209); verso: illustration: Bahram Gur visits the princess in the red pavilion on Tuesday; recto: text

Calligrapher:
Murshid al-Shirazi  Search this
Medium:
Ink, opaque watercolor and gold on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (overall): 31.1 x 19.6 cm (12 1/4 x 7 11/16 in)
Type:
Manuscript
Origin:
Shiraz, Fars, Iran
Date:
1548 (955 A.H.)
Period:
Safavid period
Topic:
music  Search this
Safavid period (1501 - 1722)  Search this
zither  Search this
palace  Search this
pavilion  Search this
percussion instrument  Search this
fiddle  Search this
nasta'liq script  Search this
Iran  Search this
princess  Search this
Bahram Gur  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1908.274
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3bb20aa6a-db65-4e72-b3b5-25e3672aae42
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1908.274

Folio from a Yusuf u Zulaykha by Jami (d. 1492); verso: Potiphar and Zulaykha enthroned; recto: text

Author:
Jami (died 1492)  Search this
Medium:
Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 28 x 18.8 cm (11 x 7 3/8 in)
Type:
Manuscript
Origin:
Khurasan, Iran
Date:
circa 1575
Period:
Safavid period
Topic:
Safavid period (1501 - 1722)  Search this
zither  Search this
percussion instrument  Search this
Yusuf  Search this
Zulaykha  Search this
Iran  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:
S1986.162
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye305a5fbcc-ab7f-4a20-b345-4eb27a00a9c6
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S1986.162
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Folio from a Divan (collected poems) by Hafiz (d.1390); recto: Prince and Princess listen to musicians; verso: text

Medium:
Opaque watercolor, ink and gold on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 24.1 x 14.3 cm (9 1/2 x 5 5/8 in)
Type:
Manuscript
Origin:
Iran
Date:
19th century
Topic:
music  Search this
zither  Search this
forgery  Search this
percussion instrument  Search this
Iran  Search this
prince  Search this
princess  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:
S1986.471
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Related Online Resources:
Google Cultural Institute
See more items in:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye35a7d48cb-d863-4911-9bdc-6a57638ed4ac
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S1986.471
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