Folio from a Khamsa (Quintet) by Nizami verso: The prophet's journey over night (Mi’raj); recto: text, invocation to the Prophet Muhammad 1548 Safavid period Ink, opaque watercolor and gold on paper H: W: cm Shiraz, Iran Gift of Charles Lang Freer
A copy of Nizami’s Makhzan al-asrar, the first book in his Khamsa. Copied by Mir Ali ibn al-Yasi al-Tabrizi al-Bawargi Western Iran; of Jumada al-awwal 790 H = of May 1388 Each leaf: × cm The David Collection - Copenhagen
Leaf from Futuh al-Haramain (Description of the Two Holy Cities of Mecca and Medina), century; Ottoman Probably Turkey Ink, colors, and gold on paper. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. The Age of Süleyman "the Magnificent" (r.