FARAYDUN STRIKES ZAHHAK WITH THE OX-HEADED MACE (detail) Attributed to Sultan Muhammad Iran, Tabriz, Safavid period, ca. 1525 Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paper Purchase, Freer Gallery of Art F1996.2
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Woman in bathing pattens (shoes) called nalin. The 'Rålamb Costume Book' is a small volume containing 121 miniatures in Indian ink with gouache and some gilding, displaying Turkish officials, occupations and folk types. They were acquired in Constantinople in 1657-58 by Claes Rålamb who led a Swedish embassy to the Sublime Porte, and arrived in the Swedish Royal Library / Manuscript Department in 1886.
MARS, FROM THE H1703 FALNAMA, probably Iran, Safavid period, ca. 1580s, volume compiled in 1614-16 in Istanbul, opaque watercolour and gold on paper, 49 x 36 cm, Topkapi Museum, Istanbul.
Manuscript of the 'Aja'ib al-makhluqat (Wonders of Creation) of Qazwini, with 253 paintings : manuscript, 17th century. Harvard Art Museum/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of Philip Hofer in memory of Eric Schroeder, 1972.3, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass. Folio 46, verso (seq. 100)