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Hafiz | Anthology of Persian Poetry | Islamic | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Hafiz | Anthology of Persian Poetry | Islamic | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Sitarah (curtain) for the door of the Ka‘bah, commissioned by Sultan Abdülmejid I, Ottoman Egypt, Cairo, dated 1263 AH (1846-7 AD); black silk, with coloured silk appliqués, embroidered in silver and silver-gilt wire over cotton and silk thread padding, Nasser D. Khalili Collection of Islamic Art © Nour Foundation.

Sitarah (curtain) for the door of the Ka‘bah, commissioned by Sultan Abdülmejid I, Ottoman Egypt, Cairo, dated 1263 AH (1846-7 AD); black silk, with coloured silk appliqués, embroidered in silver and silver-gilt wire over cotton and silk thread padding, Nasser D. Khalili Collection of Islamic Art © Nour Foundation.

Silks for the Sultans - textiles from the Topkapi Museum, Istanbul

Silks for the Sultans - textiles from the Topkapi Museum, Istanbul

Book of Kings  Walters Art Museum Illuminated Manuscripts

Book of Kings Walters Art Museum Illuminated Manuscripts

Khamsa (Quintet) of Nizami, Safavid period (1501–1722), 1509–1510  Iran, Shiraz  Leather; tooled and gilded; ink on paper

Khamsa (Quintet) of Nizami, Safavid period (1501–1722), 1509–1510 Iran, Shiraz Leather; tooled and gilded; ink on paper

Frontispiece with a Dedication to Sultan Khalil Tabriz, Iran datable to 882 AH (1478 AD) ink, gold and opaque watercolour on paper text (on the verso) copied in nasta‘liq script 1 folio; 20.3 x 13.5cm Khalili Collections

Frontispiece with a Dedication to Sultan Khalil Tabriz, Iran datable to 882 AH (1478 AD) ink, gold and opaque watercolour on paper text (on the verso) copied in nasta‘liq script 1 folio; 20.3 x 13.5cm Khalili Collections

Frontispiece with a dedication to Sultan Khalil. Iran, 1478.

Frontispiece with a dedication to Sultan Khalil. Iran, 1478.

C.R unknown

C.R unknown

Illuminated Manuscript, Poem (masnavi), Walters Art Museum Ms. W.642, fol. 1a  This  is a copy of the well-known poem (mas̱navī) Subḥat al-abrār (‘The  Rosary of the Righteous’) by Nūr al-Dīn ʿAbd al-Raḥmān ibn Aḥmad Jāmī  (d. 898 AH / 1492 CE). Penned in nastaʿlīq script by Ḥaydar al-Ḥusaynī  in 965 AH / 1557-8 CE, the codex opens with an illuminated double-page  inscribed with the title and author’s name. The text area of later pages  are framed by decorated borders and gold-s

Illuminated Manuscript, Poem (masnavi), Walters Art Museum Ms. W.642, fol. 1a This is a copy of the well-known poem (mas̱navī) Subḥat al-abrār (‘The Rosary of the Righteous’) by Nūr al-Dīn ʿAbd al-Raḥmān ibn Aḥmad Jāmī (d. 898 AH / 1492 CE). Penned in nastaʿlīq script by Ḥaydar al-Ḥusaynī in 965 AH / 1557-8 CE, the codex opens with an illuminated double-page inscribed with the title and author’s name. The text area of later pages are framed by decorated borders and gold-s

Anthology late 15th century, repainted in India Turkoman period Ink, opaque watercolor and gold on paper H: 23.0 W: 14.5 cm Shiraz, Iran

Anthology late 15th century, repainted in India Turkoman period Ink, opaque watercolor and gold on paper H: 23.0 W: 14.5 cm Shiraz, Iran

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