Collection of poems (divan), Double-page illuminated frontispiece, Walters Manuscript W.636, fol. 2b by Walters Art Museum Illuminated Manuscripts

Hafez, iranian poet Collection of poems (divan), Double-page illuminated frontispiece, Walters Manuscript fol. by Walters Art Museum Illuminated Manuscripts

Mughal manuscript. Illuminated floral border. Produced during the reign of Shah Jahan, 1657. (Walters Art Museum, Baltimore, Maryland.)

Mughal Manuscript -- Illuminated floral border -- Produced during the reign of Shah Jahan -- Circa 1657 -- Walters Art Museum, Baltimore

Magna Carta in a 14th century English legal compilation, MS Cotton Claudius D. II, f. 139r.

Magna Carta in a century English legal compilation, currently on show in our Royal exhibition: London, British Library, MS Cotton Claudius D.

Illuminated Manuscript Koran, The right side of a double-page illumination, Walters Art Museum MS. W.575, fol. 2b by Walters Art Museum Illuminated Manuscripts, via Flickr

Illuminated Manuscript Koran, The right side of a double-page illumination, Walters Art Museum MS. (by Walters Art Museum Illuminated Manuscripts)

A Phoenix embellishing an Arabic manuscript. #manuscript #illumination

A simurgh - a monstrous mythical bird with the power of reasoning and speech. From ‘Ajā’ib al-makhlūqāt wa-gharā’ib al-mawjūdāt (Marvels of Things Created and Miraculous Aspects of Things Existing) by al-Qazwīnī (d.

Miniature of musicians performing before Alexander the Great; from Secretum Secretorum, translated by Philip of Tripoli, England (London), 1326-1327, Add. MS 47680, f. 18v

Miniature of musicians performing before Alexander the Great; from Secretum Secretorum, translated by Philip of Tripoli, England (London), Add.

The Persian and Turki verses on this page from a royal Mughal album are signed by its calligrapher, Mir 'Ali, and were probably done in Bukhara in the 1530s.The panel must have been inherited by Jahangir's son, Shah Jahan, on his accession in 1628 and was incorporated into one of his albums, as demonstrated by the added floral borders which are typical of his reign.  V&A

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Panel of calligraphy in horizontal lines, with interlinear illumination of flowers in opaque watercolour and gold on paper, borders and decoration Mughal, first half century.

A folio from the illuminated copy of the famous poem in honor of the Prophet Muhammad, popularly known as Qaṣīdat al-burdah composed by Sharaf al-Dīn Muḥammad al-Būṣīrī (d. 694 AH / 1294 CE). The text was written in a variety of scripts in the eleventh century AH / seventeenth CE. According to the colophon, written in riqāʿ script, it was executed by Ḥabīb Allāh ibn Dūst Muḥammad al-Khwārizmī. Each page has borders of various colors with illuminated floral and geometric motifs.

Illuminated Manuscript Poem in Honor of the Prophet Muhammad, Walters Art Museum Ms.

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Mecca, Islamic Art, Madina, Navel, Quran, Miniature, Calligraphy, Spirituality, The World

topkapi palace museum - Miniature of Nacaf in 1533 by Matrakci Nasuh, Topkapi Palace Museum, Istanbul Turkey.

topkapi palace museum - Miniature of Nacaf in 1533 by Matrakci Nasuh, Topkapi Palace Museum, Istanbul Turkey.

Book of Hours Rest on the Flight into Egypt Walters Manuscript W.211 fol. 155v by Walters Art Museum Illuminated Manuscripts

Book of Hours Rest on the Flight into Egypt Walters Manuscript fol. by Walters Art Museum Illuminated Manuscripts

Turkish version of the Wonders of creation, A huge bird carries a man on its back, Walters Manuscript W.659, fol. 159b

Wonders of creation, A huge bird carries a man on its back, Walters Manuscript fol. by Walters Art Museum Illuminated Manuscripts

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