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Culture: Iran (562)
Culture: Iran (562)
The Wade Cup with Animated Script
Iran, Seljuq period of Iran
1944.485CCCC0
His Lantern
Afruz Amighi (Iranian, b. 1974)
2012.15©
Fervor
Shirin Neshat (American, born in Iran 1957)
2016.59©
Royal Carpet with Silk and Metal Thread
Iran, Isfahan, Safavid period
1926.533CCCC0
Bowl
Iran, Sasanian
1966.369CCCC0
Feline Incense Burner
Iran, Khurasan, Seljuq period of Iran
1948.308CCCC0
Feline Incense Burner
Iran, Khurasan, Seljuq period of Iran
1948.308.aCCCC0
Head for a Feline Incense Burner
Iran, Khurasan, Seljuq period of Iran
1948.308.bCCCC0
Tail for a Feline Incense Burner
Iran, Khurasan, Seljuq period of Iran
1948.308.cCCCC0
Bird-shaped Vessel
Iran, Seljuq period
1948.458CCCC0
Mina'i Beaker with Seated Princes
Iran, Kashan, Seljuq period of Iran
1917.977CCCC0
Luster Dish with Seated Prince
Iran, Kashan, Seljuq period of Iran
1951.289CCCC0
Stateless 2014-2015
Gohar Dashti (Iranian, b. 1980) and 1 other
2017.110©
Untitled #1
Gohar Dashti (Iranian, b. 1980) and 1 other
2017.110.1©
Untitled #2
Gohar Dashti (Iranian, b. 1980) and 1 other
2017.110.2©
Untitled #3
Gohar Dashti (Iranian, b. 1980) and 1 other
2017.110.3©
Untitled #4
Gohar Dashti (Iranian, b. 1980) and 1 other
2017.110.4©
Untitled #5
Gohar Dashti (Iranian, b. 1980) and 1 other
2017.110.5©
Untitled #6
Gohar Dashti (Iranian, b. 1980) and 1 other
2017.110.6©
Untitled #7
Gohar Dashti (Iranian, b. 1980) and 1 other
2017.110.7©
Untitled #8
Gohar Dashti (Iranian, b. 1980) and 1 other
2017.110.8©
Ceramic dish with deer, phoenix, and lotus blossoms
Iran, probably Sultanabad, Ilkhanid period
1924.742CCCC0
Leaf from a Qur'an
Seljuk Iran
1939.507CCCC0
Wine bearers in landscape, from a robe
Iran, Safavid period
1924.743CCCC0
Dish
Caucasus or northern Iran
1915.595CCCC0
Bath Pail (Satl)
Iran, Isfahan, Safavid period
1969.291CCCC0
Prayer Niche (Mihrab)
Iran, Isfahan, in the style of the Safavid period
1962.23CCCC0
Left side of a double-page album folio: Outside a Royal Encampment ...
style of Bihzad (Iranian, active 1470–1506)
1944.490CCCC0
Left side of a double-page album folio: Outside a Royal Encampment (recto)
style of Bihzad (Iranian, active 1470–1506)
1944.490.aCCCC0
Calligraphy, Persian Verses (verso)
Iran, Timurid period
1944.490.bCCCC0
Kamānche (incomplete)
Northern Iran
1918.353CCCC0
Luster Dish with Polo Player
Iran, Kashan, Seljuq period of Iran
1944.74CCCC0
Composite Lion and Bull
Iran, 1500-1000 BC
1969.122CCCC0
Axel Shaft Cup
Iran, Luristan
1930.729CCCC0
Dish: The Goddess Anahita
Iran, Sasanian, 5th-6th Century
1962.295CCCC0
Bowl with Flying Birds
Iran, probably Kashan, Ilkhanid period
1915.589CCCC0
Tent Wall Panel(?)
Iran, Rasht, Qajar period
1916.1297CCCC0
Roundels with hunters
Eastern Iran or Central Asia
1959.124CCCC0
Nishapur Figural Bowl
Iran, Nishapur, Samanid period
1959.249CCCC0
Anahita Vessel
Sasanian, Iran, 4th-5th Century
1962.294CCCC0
Horse Bit Cheekpiece
Luristan, Iran, c. 700 BC
1961.33CCCC0
Horse-Shaped Drinking Vessel
Iran, Sasanian, 3rd-4th Century
1964.41CCCC0
Luster Wall Tile with a Couple
Iran, Kashan, Ilkhanid period
1915.524CCCC0
Jar
Iran, Sasanian period, 3rd-7th Century
1944.459CCCC0
Lampas with dancers and musicians
Iran, Safavid period
1953.17CCCC0
Fragments
Iran or Iraq
1968.225CCCC0
Fragment
Iran or Iraq
1968.225.aCCCC0
Fragment
Iran or Iraq
1968.225.bCCCC0
Fragment
Iran or Iraq
1968.225.cCCCC0
Bowl
Iran, Sasanian, 4th-6th Century
1963.478CCCC0
Woman and Water Buffalo Rhyton
Sasanian, Iran, 600s or Turk Shahi dynasty, Kabul, Afghanistan, 500s
1964.96CCCC0
Lampas with scenes of wild animals
Iran, Safavid period
1939.38.aCCCC0
Lampas with scenes of wild animals
Iran, Safavid period
1939.38.bCCCC0
Lampas with scenes of wild animals
Iran, Safavid period
1939.38.cCCCC0
Lampas with scenes of wild animals
Iran, Safavid period
1939.38.dCCCC0
Samite Roundels with Hunters
Eastern Iran or Central Asia
1982.284CCCC0
Ibex Eating
Sasanian, Iran, 5th-7th Century
1941.24CCCC0
Khusrau Surprising Shirin While Bathing
Iran, Kashan, Safavid period
1944.499CCCC0
Velvet Fragment, Khusrau Sees Shirin Bathing
Iran, Kashan, Safavid period
1944.499.aCCCC0
Velvet Fragment, Khusrau Sees Shirin Bathing
Iran, Kashan, Safavid period
1944.499.bCCCC0
Carpet
Iran, Herat, 16th century
1962.263CCCC0
Ibex Whetstone Handle
Luristan, Iran, 1100-900 BC
1965.554CCCC0
Persian Couplets (recto), Calligraphy, Persian Verses; Single Page...
Iran. Isfahan, Safavid Period, late 16th-early 17th Century
1944.494.aCCCC0
Bowl
Iran, Safavid period
1915.582CCCC0
Hunt Pitcher
Sasanian, Iran, 6th-7th Century
1961.200CCCC0
Silk Textile
Iran, Isfahan
1978.76.aCCCC0
Rustam's seventh course: He kills the White Div, folio 124 from a Shah...
attributed to Mir Musavvir (Iranian, c. 1510-1555) and 1 other
1988.96CCCC0
Rustam's seventh course: He kills the White Div, folio 124 from a Shah...
attributed to Abd al-Vahhab (Persian, active about 1516) and 1 other
1988.96.aCCCC0
Page from a Shah-nama (Book of Kings) of Firdausi (Persian, about 934-1020)
attributed to Mir Musavvir (Iranian, c. 1510-1555)
1988.96.bCCCC0
Lion Hunting Cup
Northwestern Iran, Amlash, 12th-11th century BC
1965.25CCCC0
Bowl
Iran, Safavid period
1915.594CCCC0
Stepped Pitcher
Sasanian, Iran, 5th-7th Century
1966.21CCCC0
Three-Part Pitcher
Iran, Luristan
1942.1081CCCC0
Hitching Post
Iran, possibly Hamadan
1944.481CCCC0
Tent panel of a dragon slayer
Iran, Yazd[?], reign of Shah Tahmasp, Safavid period
1948.205CCCC0
A scene of the life of Alexander from the Sharaf-nameh
Iran, probably Shiraz, Safavid period
2021.237CCCC0
Inscribed Tombstone of Shaikh al-Husain ibn Abdallah ibn al-Hasan (died...
Iran, Yazd, Seljuk Period, early 12th Century
1950.9CCCC0
Beaker
Northwestern Iran, Marlik, 12th-11th century BC
1965.26CCCC0
Jug
Iran, Rayy, Seljuk period
1915.525CCCC0
Fragment of Tomb Cover
Iran or Iraq
1955.52CCCC0
Votive Pin with Decorated Disc
Iran, Luristan, 9th-7th Century BC
1963.257CCCC0
"Bear-Woman" Vessel
Marlik, northwest Iran, c. 1200-1000 BC
1967.35CCCC0
Velvet panel with four youths smelling flowers
Iran, Isfahan or Yazd, Safavid period
1932.42CCCC0
Jug with Running Animals
Iran, probably Kashan, Seljuq period of Iran
1947.495CCCC0
Fragment with star pattern and griffins
Iraq or Iran, Buyid period
1941.292CCCC0
Ibex-Head Ornament
Iran, Achaemenian, 6th-5th Century BC
1961.199CCCC0
Feline-Handled Incense Burner
Parthian, Iran, possibly Burudjird, c. AD 100
1961.32CCCC0
Royal Round Tent Made for Muhammad Shah
Iran, Rasht, Qajar period
2014.388CCCC0
Royal Round Tent made for Muhammad Shah (Roof)
Iran, Rasht, Qajar period
2014.388.1CCCC0
Bowl
Iran, Kashan, Seljuq period of Iran
1915.585CCCC0
Ibex Standard Finial
Luristan, Iran, c. 700-600 BC
1992.246CCCC0
Fragment
Iran
1918.313CCCC0
Fibula
Persia
1970.97CCCC0
Fragment with Inscription
Iran, in the style of the Buyid period
1962.264CCCC0
Button-Based Situlas
Iran, Luristan, 9th-7th Century BC
1960.35CCCC0
Button-Based Situla
Iran, Luristan, 9th-7th Century BC
1960.35.1CCCC0
Button-Based Situla
Iran, Luristan, 9th-7th Century BC
1960.35.2CCCC0
Samite fragment with hunters
Eastern Iran or Central Asia
1974.98CCCC0
Silk fragment
Egypt or Iran, Ayyubid period, 1100s
1937.23CCCC0
Fragment
Iran or Iraq
1939.47CCCC0
Yusuf and Zulaykha (recto); Text Page, Persian Verses (verso)
Iran, Shiraz or Mashhad, Safavid period
1947.501CCCC0
Roundels with King Spearing Lion
Iran or Iraq, in the style of the Abbasid period
1971.25CCCC0
Shah Tahmasp I (1514-1576) Seated in a Landscape
Iran, Qazvin, Safavid period
1917.1078CCCC0
Fragment from a Garment: Sleeve
Iran or Iraq
1986.176.bCCCC0
Chintz door curtain
Iran, Isfahan, Qajar period
2014.20CCCC0
The Tale of the Twelve Faces. "Bizhan Addresses the Army": Illustration...
Iran, Shiraz, Inju (Il-Khanid), 14th Century
1944.479CCCC0
The Tale of the Twelve Faces. "The Warriors Engage in Combat":...
Iran, Shiraz, Inju Period (Il-Khanid), 14th Century
1944.479.bCCCC0
Fragment
Iran or Iraq
1968.226CCCC0
Mirror Case with Lid
Iran, Qajar period
1932.13CCCC0
Velvet with gold discs
Iran, probably Tabriz, Ilkhanid period
1918.225CCCC0
Fragment from Funeral Garment or Pall
Iran ?, Seljuq period
1966.133CCCC0
Two-faced Carpet Fragment
Iran ?, Seljuq period
1966.132CCCC0
Fragment with Senmurvs
Iran or Iraq, in the style of the Abbasid period
1971.22CCCC0
Bull Head Attachment
Urartian, northwest Iran, possibly Gusçi, Lake Urmia, c. 700-600 BC
1942.204CCCC0
Camel and Groom; Single Page Illustration
style of Shaykh Muhammad (Iranian)
1944.489CCCC0
Bowl with Griffin
Northwest Iran, Garrus district, Seljuk period, 12th century
1925.1182CCCC0
Black and White Bird Perched on a Shrub
Shafi' Abbasi (Iranian)
1971.84CCCC0
Demon in chains
style of Muhammad Siya Qalam (Iranian)
1982.63CCCC0
Spouted Zebu Vessel
Marlik, Iran, c. 1000 BC
1992.245CCCC0
Ram-Head Drinking Vessel
Iran, Median, late 7th Century BC
1963.479CCCC0
Bowl
Iran, probably Sultanabad
1915.591CCCC0
Winged Ibex Horse Bit
Luristan, Iran, 800-600 BC
1980.102CCCC0
Fragment
Iran
1973.241CCCC0
Youth Seated by a Willow; Single Page Illustration
style of Muhammad Yusuf (Iranian)
1947.499CCCC0
Hero and Animal Combat Beaker
Iran, Luristan, 9th-7th Century BC
1963.95CCCC0
Octagonal Mirror Case with Lid
Iran, probably Isfahan, Qajar period
1918.785CCCC0
Tomb Cover
Iraq or Iran, in the style of the Buyid period
1954.780CCCC0
Love
Yassi Mazandi (Iranian, b. 1962)
2016.545©
Princess with Wine Bottle and Cup (recto); Persian Verses (verso)
Iran, Qazvin or Isfahan, Safavid period (1501-1722) (recto); Iran, possibly Timurid period (1370-1501)
1947.496CCCC0
Princess with Wine Bottle and Cup (recto)
Iran, Qazvin or Isfahan, Safavid period
1947.496.aCCCC0
Quilted cap with star-patterned silk
Iran or Iraq, Buyid or Seljuq period
1950.525CCCC0
Fragment with Landscape, Hunters, and Ibexes
Iran, style of the Abbasid period
1982.21CCCC0
Fragment
Iran, style of the Abbasid period
1981.22CCCC0
Fragment with Equestrian Falconer King
Iran or Iraq, in the style of the Abbasid period
1971.23CCCC0
Ibex Bracelet Terminal
Iran, Achaemenian, 5th Century BC
1985.181CCCC0
Bahram Gur Visits the Princess of India in the Black Pavilion (recto):...
Iran, possibly Tabriz or Shiraz, Timurid Period, early 15th century
1944.486.aCCCC0
Wall Tile with Lotus Blossom
Iran, probably Sultanabad, Ilkhanid period
1915.645CCCC0
Folio from a Qur'an
Seljuk Iran
1933.488CCCC0
Page from a Qur'an (recto)
Seljuk Iran
1933.488.aCCCC0
Page from a Qur'an (verso)
Seljuk Iran
1933.488.bCCCC0
Plate
Seljuk Iran, Rayy, or Syria, Raqqa
1915.590CCCC0
Panel with Falconers
Iran, in the style of the Buyid period
1988.98CCCC0
Lion Plaque
Iran, Scythian, 1st half 1st millennium BC
1981.67CCCC0
Fragment with Rows of Confronted Rabbits
Iran or Iraq ?, Buyid period, 10th century
1968.229CCCC0
Enthroned King Flanked by Griffins
Iran or Iraq, in the style of the Abbasid period
1971.24CCCC0
Decorated Cylinder
Iran, Mannaean, Ziwiye, 10th-9th century BC
1985.182CCCC0
Sketch of a Young Man and Persian Calligraphy
Iran, Isfahan, Safavid period
1925.132CCCC0
Fragment
Iraq or Iran, in the style of the Buyid period
1952.83CCCC0
Fragment
Iraq or Iran, in the style of the Buyid period
1961.34CCCC0
Fragments with Griffins in Roundels
Iran or Iraq, in the style of the Seljuq period
1966.136CCCC0
Fragment with Griffins in Roundels
Iran or Iraq, in the style of the Seljuq period
1982.19CCCC0
Caftan
Iran ?, in the style of the Buyid period
1985.59©
Lion's Head
Iran, Achamenid period
1962.26CCCC0
Footed Bowl
Iran, probably Kashan, Seljuq period, late 12-early 13th century
1915.581CCCC0
Fragment with Inscription
Iran, in the style of the Buyid period
1968.234CCCC0
Portion of a Carpet
Iran, Northwestern, 17th century
1953.128CCCC0
Fragments
Iran or Iraq, in the style of the Seljuq period
1968.223CCCC0
Fragment with Inscription
Iran, in the style of the Buyid period
1968.231CCCC0
Fragment
Iran, Rayy, late 12th or early 13th century
1948.501CCCC0
Fragments of a Caftan
Iraq or Iran, in the style of the Buyid period
1982.43CCCC0
Fragment of a Caftan
Iraq or Iran, in the style of the Buyid period
1982.43.aCCCC0
Fragment of a Caftan
Iraq or Iran, in the style of the Buyid period
1982.43.bCCCC0
Fragment of a Caftan
Iraq or Iran, in the style of the Buyid period
1982.43.cCCCC0
Fragment with inscriptions
Iran, in the style of the Seljuq period
1982.20CCCC0
Fragment with Inscription
Iran, in the style of the Buyid period
1968.235CCCC0
Fragment
Iran, in the style of the Buyid period
1968.233CCCC0
Fragments with peacocks and inscriptions
Iran, in the style of the Buyid period
1968.228CCCC0
Fragment with peacocks and inscriptions
Iran, in the style of the Buyid period
1968.228.aCCCC0
Fragment
Iran, Kashan
1918.196CCCC0
Fragment with Equestrian Falconer King
Iran or Iraq, in the style of the Abbasid period
1982.18CCCC0
Fragment with Inscription
Iran, in the style of the Buyid period
1968.232CCCC0
Fragment with maritime scene
Iran, Safavid Period
1928.651CCCC0
Sasanian King Hunting Lions
Iran, Sasanian, 4th century
1963.258CCCC0
Bowl with Two Birds
Iran, Nishapur or Central Asia, Samarkand, Samanid Period, 10th century
1969.300CCCC0
Fragment
Iraq or Iran, in the style of the Buyid period
1968.224CCCC0
Title, DateArtist / CultureAccession numberMediumDimensionsCredit lineRights
The Wade Cup with Animated Script
Iran, Seljuq period of Iran
1944.485Brass inlaid with silverOverall: 11.5 cm (4 1/2 in.); Diameter: 16.1 cm (6 5/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
His Lantern
Afruz Amighi (Iranian, b. 1974)
2012.15Shadow installation; plain weave: polyethylene, hand cutOverall: 254 x 177.8 cm (100 x 70 in.)The Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase Fund©
Hanging fragment with boar head
Iran
1950.509Wool and linen: tapestry weaveOverall: 21 x 25.2 cm (8 1/4 x 9 15/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Fervor
Shirin Neshat (American, born in Iran 1957)
2016.59Gelatin silver printUnframed: 167.6 x 117.2 cm (66 x 46 1/8 in.); Framed: 176.8 x 127.2 cm (69 5/8 x 50 1/16 in.)Purchased with funds donated by William and Margaret Lipscomb in celebration of the museum’s centennial©
Royal Carpet with Silk and Metal Thread
Iran, Isfahan, Safavid period
1926.533Cotton: warp; cotton and silk: wefts; silk: pile, asymmetrical knot; gilt- and silver-metal thread: brocadedOverall: 236.2 x 143.5 cm (93 x 56 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Bowl
Iran, Sasanian
1966.369SilverOverall: 5 x 13.4 cm (1 15/16 x 5 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment with confronted animal medallions and kufic bands
Iran
1950.84Silk: diasper, tabby weaveOverall: 39.6 x 45.4 cm (15 9/16 x 17 7/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Twelve-sided Ewer with Sphinxes and Human-Headed Inscriptions
Iran, Khurasan, Ilkhanid period
1945.27Hammered sheet of brass inlaid with silverOverall: 44.8 cm (17 5/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Feline Incense Burner
Iran, Khurasan, Seljuq period of Iran
1948.308Copper alloy, cast, engraved, chased, and piercedOverall: 35.5 x 11 x 32.5 cm (14 x 4 5/16 x 12 13/16 in.); Head: 17.8 x 9.5 x 12.5 cm (7 x 3 3/4 x 4 15/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Bird-shaped Vessel
Iran, Seljuq period
1948.458Bronze, cast, with chased and chiseled decoration; eyes inlaid with blue glassOverall: 17.5 x 9.5 cm (6 7/8 x 3 3/4 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Bahram Gur Arrives at the House of a Merchant, text page (recto); Bahram...
Iran, Tabriz, Ilkhanid period
1943.658Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperSheet: 45.8 x 34.4 cm (18 1/16 x 13 9/16 in.)Grace Rainey Rogers FundCCCC0
Royal Reception in a Landscape, left folio from the double frontispiece...
Iran, Shiraz, Timurid period
1956.10Opaque watercolor, ink, gold and silver on paperRecto Image: 26.1 x 20.7 cm (10 1/4 x 8 1/8 in.); Overall: 32.7 x 22 cm (12 7/8 x 8 11/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Royal Reception in a Landscape, right folio from a double-page...
Iran, Shiraz, Timurid period
1945.169Opaque watercolor, gold, and silver on paperOverall: 32.5 x 22.1 cm (12 13/16 x 8 11/16 in.); Recto Image: 27.7 x 10.3 cm (10 7/8 x 4 1/16 in.); Verso image: 26.3 x 20.7 cm (10 3/8 x 8 1/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Mina'i Beaker with Seated Princes
Iran, Kashan, Seljuq period of Iran
1917.977Fritware with overglaze design, mina’i wareOverall: 13.3 x 12.3 cm (5 1/4 x 4 13/16 in.)Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic TrustCCCC0
Silk fragment with roundels of ducks
Iran
1951.88Samite: silkOverall: 8.3 x 11.4 cm (3 1/4 x 4 1/2 in.)Gift of The Textile Arts ClubCCCC0
Cloth of gold with felines and eagles
Northeast Iran
1990.2Silk and gold thread: lampasOverall: 170.5 x 109 cm (67 1/8 x 42 15/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Samite with roundels of rosettes
Iran
1950.514Samite: silkOverall: 17.7 x 17.7 cm (6 15/16 x 6 15/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Luster Dish with Seated Prince
Iran, Kashan, Seljuq period of Iran
1951.289Fritware with luster-painted designOverall: 7.5 x 39 cm (2 15/16 x 15 3/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Dish with King Hormizd II or Hormizd III Hunting Lions
Iran, Sasanian, 5th-6th Century
1962.150Silver giltOverall: 4.6 x 20.8 cm (1 13/16 x 8 3/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Fragments with Eight-Pointed Star (Two Pieces)
Iran
1966.137Silk: compound weaveOverall: 70.2 x 54.6 cm (27 5/8 x 21 1/2 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Werner AbeggCCCC0
Stateless 2014-2015
Gohar Dashti (Iranian, b. 1980) and 1 other
2017.110Portfolio of eight archival pigment printsOverall: 61.5 x 44.5 cm (24 3/16 x 17 1/2 in.)Purchased with funds donated by Amy and Neil Viny©
Ceramic dish with deer, phoenix, and lotus blossoms
Iran, probably Sultanabad, Ilkhanid period
1924.742Fritware with underglaze-painted design, Sultanabad wareOverall: 7 x 32.6 cm (2 3/4 x 12 13/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Panel with Hunters and Camel and Inscription
Iran
1988.99Silk: lampas weaveOverall: 101.5 x 43 cm (39 15/16 x 16 15/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Leaf from a Qur'an
Seljuk Iran
1939.507Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperSheet: 32 x 21.3 cm (12 5/8 x 8 3/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Wine bearers in landscape, from a robe
Iran, Safavid period
1924.743Silk: lampasOverall: 85.1 x 38.1 cm (33 1/2 x 15 in.); Mounted: 91.4 x 45.7 cm (36 x 18 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Dish
Caucasus or northern Iran
1915.595Fritware with underglaze design in black slip, Kubachi wareDiameter: 34.2 cm (13 7/16 in.)Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic TrustCCCC0
Bath Pail (Satl)
Iran, Isfahan, Safavid period
1969.291Cast brass, turned, engraved, inlaid with black compound (niello)Overall: 17 cm (6 11/16 in.); Diameter of base: 11 cm (4 5/16 in.); Diameter of rim: 16.8 cm (6 5/8 in.)Gift of Rosenberg & Stiebel, Inc.CCCC0
Prayer Niche (Mihrab)
Iran, Isfahan, in the style of the Safavid period
1962.23Ceramic mosaicMihrab: 290.7 x 245.3 cm (114 7/16 x 96 9/16 in.); Frieze: 69.2 x 1563.5 cm (27 1/4 x 615 9/16 in.)Gift of Katharine Holden ThayerCCCC0
Left side of a double-page album folio: Outside a Royal Encampment ...
style of Bihzad (Iranian, active 1470–1506)
1944.490Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperEdward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Inscription Plaque, Possibly from a Door
Iran, Safavid period
1994.1Forged steel, cut to shape and piercedOverall: 27 x 35 cm (10 5/8 x 13 3/4 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Kamānche (incomplete)
Northern Iran
1918.353Wood, hide, and boneOverall: 58.5 x 26.8 cm (23 1/16 x 10 9/16 in.)The Charles G. King, Jr. Collection. Gift of Ralph King in memory of Charles G. King, Jr.CCCC0
Luster Dish with Polo Player
Iran, Kashan, Seljuq period of Iran
1944.74Fritware with luster-painted designOverall: 7.2 x 35.5 cm (2 13/16 x 14 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment from Funeral Garment or Pall
Iran
1958.131Silk: lampas weave, brocadedOverall: 28.3 x 18.5 cm (11 1/8 x 7 5/16 in.)Gift of Adolph LoewiCCCC0
Composite Lion and Bull
Iran, 1500-1000 BC
1969.122Bronze, castOverall: 11.4 x 9.7 x 14.8 cm (4 1/2 x 3 13/16 x 5 13/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Fragment with falconer and attendant in animated lattice, from a robe
Iran, Kashan, Safavid period
1944.239Silk: velvet, brocaded, pile-warp substitution; gilt-metal threadOverall: 79.4 x 66.7 cm (31 1/4 x 26 1/4 in.); Mounted: 89.5 x 74.9 cm (35 1/4 x 29 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Balustrade Fragment with Animals from the residence of Hajji Hasan ibn...
Iran, Hamadan, Ilkhanid period
1938.15LimestoneOverall: 66.7 x 83.8 x 10.6 cm (26 1/4 x 33 x 4 3/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Axel Shaft Cup
Iran, Luristan
1930.729Bronze, castDiameter: 8.6 cm (3 3/8 in.); Overall: 7 cm (2 3/4 in.)The Charles W. Harkness Endowment FundCCCC0
Dish: The Goddess Anahita
Iran, Sasanian, 5th-6th Century
1962.295Silver giltOverall: 4.6 x 21.6 cm (1 13/16 x 8 1/2 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Bowl with Flying Birds
Iran, probably Kashan, Ilkhanid period
1915.589Fritware with underglaze-painted design, Sultanabad wareOverall: 11.2 x 22 cm (4 7/16 x 8 11/16 in.)Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic TrustCCCC0
Tent Wall Panel(?)
Iran, Rasht, Qajar period
1916.1297Wool: inlaid work; silk: embroidery, chain stitchOverall: 194.9 x 132.7 cm (76 3/4 x 52 1/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
An Episode from the Story of the Sasanian King Khusrau and His Beloved...
Iran, probably Shiraz, Safavid period
1947.500Opaque watercolor, gold, silver, and ink on paper; double-sidedSheet: 29.6 x 16.2 cm (11 5/8 x 6 3/8 in.); Image: 21 x 13 cm (8 1/4 x 5 1/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Roundels with hunters
Eastern Iran or Central Asia
1959.124Samite: silkOverall: 26.5 x 25.5 cm (10 7/16 x 10 1/16 in.)Gift of The Textile Art AllianceCCCC0
Nishapur Figural Bowl
Iran, Nishapur, Samanid period
1959.249Earthenware with underglaze decorationOverall: 8 x 35.6 cm (3 1/8 x 14 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Anahita Vessel
Sasanian, Iran, 4th-5th Century
1962.294Silver, cast, raised, repoussé, chased, and giltedOverall: 18.5 x 11.5 cm (7 5/16 x 4 1/2 in.)Gift of Katharine Holden ThayerCCCC0
Horse Bit Cheekpiece
Luristan, Iran, c. 700 BC
1961.33Bronze, cast and incisedOverall: 14.9 x 21.3 cm (5 7/8 x 8 3/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Bahram Visits the White Domed Pavilion on Friday, illustrated with text...
Iran, Shiraz, Safavid period
2006.146Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperGift of William Kelly Simpson in memory of his wife Marilyn M. Simpson and her grandparents Mr. and Mrs. John D. Rockefeller, Jr.CCCC0
Horse-Shaped Drinking Vessel
Iran, Sasanian, 3rd-4th Century
1964.41Silver, partially giltOverall: 12 x 10.8 x 32.7 cm (4 3/4 x 4 1/4 x 12 7/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Luster Wall Tile with a Couple
Iran, Kashan, Ilkhanid period
1915.524Fritware with luster-painted designOverall: 19.5 x 16 cm (7 11/16 x 6 5/16 in.)Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic Trust by exchangeCCCC0
Jar
Iran, Sasanian period, 3rd-7th Century
1944.459EarthenwareOverall: 50.8 cm (20 in.)Gift of Heeramaneck GalleriesCCCC0
Lampas with dancers and musicians
Iran, Safavid period
1953.17Lampas, brocaded: silk and silver-metal threadOverall: 87.7 x 52.1 cm (34 1/2 x 20 1/2 in.); Mounted: 94 x 58.4 cm (37 x 23 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Nushirwan Listens to the Owls (recto); the Story of Nushirwan and his...
Iran, Qazvin, Safavid period
1944.487Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperSheet: 32.7 x 21.8 cm (12 7/8 x 8 9/16 in.); Image: 20.3 x 12.7 cm (8 x 5 in.); Text area: 20.3 x 12.7 cm (8 x 5 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragments
Iran or Iraq
1968.225Silk: compound twill weaveAverage: 71 x 77 cm (27 15/16 x 30 5/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Bowl
Iran, Sasanian, 4th-6th Century
1963.478SilverOverall: 6.4 x 14 cm (2 1/2 x 5 1/2 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Woman and Water Buffalo Rhyton
Sasanian, Iran, 600s or Turk Shahi dynasty, Kabul, Afghanistan, 500s
1964.96Silver, with mercury gilding and glass inlaysOverall: 19.1 cm (7 1/2 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Lampas with scenes of wild animals
Iran, Safavid period
1939.38Silk and gilt-metal thread: lampas, brocadedOverall: 55.4 x 28.5 cm (21 13/16 x 11 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment of a Wall Decoration from the Palace of Xerxes: "Guardsman" in...
Achaemenid, Iran, Persepolis, 5th Century BC
1943.279Gray limestoneOverall: 53 x 43.6 cm (20 7/8 x 17 3/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Samite Roundels with Hunters
Eastern Iran or Central Asia
1982.284Silk: samiteOverall: 26 x 29 cm (10 1/4 x 11 7/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Ibex Eating
Sasanian, Iran, 5th-7th Century
1941.24Stucco (gypsum plaster) with traces of paintOverall: 30.8 cm (12 1/8 in.)Gift of Heeramaneck GalleriesCCCC0
Khusrau Surprising Shirin While Bathing
Iran, Kashan, Safavid period
1944.499Silk: velvet, pile-warp substitutionMounted: 44.5 x 26.7 cm (17 1/2 x 10 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Carpet
Iran, Herat, 16th century
1962.263Senna knot: wool and cottonAverage: 771.7 x 307.3 cm (303 13/16 x 121 in.)Florence and Charles Abel Oriental Rug Collection by exchangeCCCC0
Persian Verses: The Fortieth Year of King Kisra Nushirwan's Reign and...
Iran, Tabriz, Ilkhanid period
1959.330Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperSheet: 59.3 x 40.2 cm (23 3/8 x 15 13/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Ibex Whetstone Handle
Luristan, Iran, 1100-900 BC
1965.554Bronze, castOverall: 22.3 cm (8 3/4 in.)Gift of the Womens Council of the Cleveland Museum of Art on the occasion of its fiftieth anniversaryCCCC0
Persian Couplets (recto); Sleeping Youth (verso)
style of Riza-yi Abbasi (Iranian)
1944.494Ink, gold and opaque watercolor on paperImage: 21 x 12.4 cm (8 1/4 x 4 7/8 in.); Overall: 31.6 x 20.4 cm (12 7/16 x 8 1/16 in.); Text area: 21 x 12.4 cm (8 1/4 x 4 7/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Bowl
Iran, Safavid period
1915.582Fritware with underglaze design in colored slips, Kubachi wareOverall: 27 x 10.6 cm (10 5/8 x 4 3/16 in.)Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic TrustCCCC0
Hunt Pitcher
Sasanian, Iran, 6th-7th Century
1961.200SilverOverall: 13.4 x 9 cm (5 1/4 x 3 9/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Lampas with phoenixes amid undulating vines
Eastern Iran, Ilkhanid period
1985.4Lampas: silk, cotton, and gold threadOverall: 43.5 x 39.5 cm (17 1/8 x 15 9/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Silk Textile with Goatherds in a Landscape
Iran, Isfahan
1978.76Silk: lampas weave; lining: twill tapestry, double lockedOverall: 101.6 x 38.1 cm (40 x 15 in.); Mounted: 113.7 x 49.5 cm (44 3/4 x 19 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Cloth of Gold with Rabbit Wheels
Eastern Iran
1993.140Silk and gold thread: lampasOverall: 65.5 x 23.2 cm (25 13/16 x 9 1/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Rustam's seventh course: He kills the White Div, folio 124 from a Shah...
attributed to Mir Musavvir (Iranian, c. 1510-1555) and 1 other
1988.96Opaque watercolor, ink, gold, and silver on paperSheet: 47.5 x 32.2 cm (18 11/16 x 12 11/16 in.); Image: 28.4 x 18.5 cm (11 3/16 x 7 5/16 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Lion Hunting Cup
Northwestern Iran, Amlash, 12th-11th century BC
1965.25Silver, raised, chased, repousséOverall: 14 x 9.3 cm (5 1/2 x 3 11/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Bowl
Iran, Safavid period
1915.594Fritware with underglaze design in colored slips, Kubachi wareOverall: 8.4 x 35.6 cm (3 5/16 x 14 in.)Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic TrustCCCC0
Stepped Pitcher
Sasanian, Iran, 5th-7th Century
1966.21SilverOverall: 35.6 cm (14 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Three-Part Pitcher
Iran, Luristan
1942.1081Earthenware, unglazed slipOverall: 18.1 x 17 x 21.5 cm (7 1/8 x 6 11/16 x 8 7/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Hitching Post
Iran, possibly Hamadan
1944.481LimestoneOverall: 62.9 x 65.8 cm (24 3/4 x 25 7/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Tent panel of a dragon slayer
Iran, Yazd[?], reign of Shah Tahmasp, Safavid period
1948.205Velvet, cut, voided, brocaded, and pile-warp substitution: silk and gilt-metal stripsOverall: 71.1 x 55.6 cm (28 x 21 7/8 in.); Mounted: 81.3 x 66 cm (32 x 26 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Carpet Fragment
Iran, Rayy
1988.243Silk: knotted pileOverall: 61 x 37.5 cm (24 x 14 3/4 in.)Gift of Milton GirodCCCC0
Animals, Precious Stones, Coins, and Musical Instruments (recto);...
Iran, Shiraz, Ilkhanid period
1945.385Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 19.7 x 13.5 cm (7 3/4 x 5 5/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment with Double-Headed "Simurgh"-Eagles
Iran or Iraq
1953.434Silk: lampas weaveOverall: 47.6 x 49.5 cm (18 3/4 x 19 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
A scene of the life of Alexander from the Sharaf-nameh
Iran, probably Shiraz, Safavid period
2021.237Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperGift of Lori H. Luciano in memory of her parents, Nicholas H. and Rhea A. LucianoCCCC0
Inscribed Tombstone of Shaikh al-Husain ibn Abdallah ibn al-Hasan (died...
Iran, Yazd, Seljuk Period, early 12th Century
1950.9LimestoneOverall: 65 x 42.6 cm (25 9/16 x 16 3/4 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Rustam meets the challenge of Ashkabus, from a Shah-nama (Book of Kings)...
Iran, Shiraz, Safavid Period, 16th century
1960.199Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperImage: 25.4 x 15.7 cm (10 x 6 3/16 in.); Overall: 31 x 20.1 cm (12 3/16 x 7 15/16 in.); Text area: 21 x 13.5 cm (8 1/4 x 5 5/16 in.)Gift of John C. HeegeCCCC0
Beaker
Northwestern Iran, Marlik, 12th-11th century BC
1965.26Gold, low relief repoussé and incisedOverall: 14 x 9.3 cm (5 1/2 x 3 11/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Jug
Iran, Rayy, Seljuk period
1915.525Fritware with luster-painted designOverall: 35.3 x 19.4 cm (13 7/8 x 7 5/8 in.)Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic TrustCCCC0
Fragment of Tomb Cover
Iran or Iraq
1955.52Silk: double-face compound twillOverall: 78.1 x 66 cm (30 3/4 x 26 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Votive Pin with Decorated Disc
Iran, Luristan, 9th-7th Century BC
1963.257Silver, repoussé and incisedOverall: 35.1 x 15.9 x 1.7 cm (13 13/16 x 6 1/4 x 11/16 in.)James Parmelee FundCCCC0
"Bear-Woman" Vessel
Marlik, northwest Iran, c. 1200-1000 BC
1967.35Ceramic, earthenware, burnishedOverall: 24.1 x 14.7 x 16.5 cm (9 1/2 x 5 13/16 x 6 1/2 in.)James Albert and Mary Gardiner Ford Memorial FundCCCC0
Velvet panel with four youths smelling flowers
Iran, Isfahan or Yazd, Safavid period
1932.42Silk: velvet, brocaded, and pile-warp substitution; gilt- and silver-metal threadOverall: 157.5 x 72.7 cm (62 x 28 5/8 in.); Mounted: 167.6 x 83.2 cm (66 x 32 3/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Jug with Running Animals
Iran, probably Kashan, Seljuq period of Iran
1947.495Fritware with design in carved and underglaze-painted slip ("silhouette" ware)Overall: 13 x 14 cm (5 1/8 x 5 1/2 in.); Diameter of rim: 8.9 cm (3 1/2 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Fragment with falconer riding a bull in a rondel
Iran, Rayy, Seljuk period
1968.246Silk: double clothOverall: 28 x 25.4 cm (11 x 10 in.)Gift of Ayyub RabenouCCCC0
Textile with field of poppies on a golden ground
Iran, Safavid Period
1926.22Twill weave with supplementary weft, stamped: silk and gilt-metal threadOverall: 85.7 x 71.1 cm (33 3/4 x 28 in.); Mounted: 92.7 x 78.7 cm (36 1/2 x 31 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment with star pattern and griffins
Iraq or Iran, Buyid period
1941.292Silk: plain weave variation with supplementary weftOverall: 40.3 x 30.5 cm (15 7/8 x 12 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Ibex-Head Ornament
Iran, Achaemenian, 6th-5th Century BC
1961.199BronzeOverall: 16.9 x 6.5 x 11.7 cm (6 5/8 x 2 9/16 x 4 5/8 in.)Gift of Katharine Holden ThayerCCCC0
Feline-Handled Incense Burner
Parthian, Iran, possibly Burudjird, c. AD 100
1961.32Bronze, castOverall: 11.6 x 30 cm (4 9/16 x 11 13/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Royal Round Tent Made for Muhammad Shah
Iran, Rasht, Qajar period
2014.388Interior: wool: plain weave, inlaid work; silk: embroidery, chain stitch; tape, leather Exterior: cotton, wool: plain weave; rope, iron ringOverall: 360 x 400 x 400.1 cm (141 3/4 x 157 1/2 x 157 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Picnic in the Mountains; Single Page Illustration
style of Muhammadi (Iranian)
1944.491Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperOverall: 28.6 x 19 cm (11 1/4 x 7 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Bowl
Iran, Kashan, Seljuq period of Iran
1915.585Fritware with luster-painted designOverall: 9.8 x 21.5 cm (3 7/8 x 8 7/16 in.)Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic TrustCCCC0
King Luhrasp Ascends the Throne: a Processon Arrives at Court (recto);...
Iran, Shiraz, Safavid period
1962.24Opaque watercolor, ink and gold on paperSheet: 47 x 29.7 cm (18 1/2 x 11 11/16 in.); Image: 43.9 x 26.6 cm (17 5/16 x 10 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Ibex Standard Finial
Luristan, Iran, c. 700-600 BC
1992.246BronzeOverall: 13.5 x 9.7 x 1.9 cm (5 5/16 x 3 13/16 x 3/4 in.)Seventy-fifth anniversary gift of Clara Taplin RankinCCCC0
Fragment
Iran
1918.313Silk: damaskOverall: 47.6 x 45.7 cm (18 3/4 x 18 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Lampas with scrolling vines and grape leaves
probably Iran
1926.509Lampas: silk and gold threadOverall: 21.6 x 23.5 cm (8 1/2 x 9 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Qualities of Ringdoves (recto); On the Benefits of Quails (verso), from...
Iran, Maragah, Ilkhanid period
1945.382Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperImage: 10.2 x 9 cm (4 x 3 9/16 in.); Overall: 24.7 x 18.2 cm (9 3/4 x 7 3/16 in.); Text area: 22.2 x 16.5 cm (8 3/4 x 6 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Nushirwan Sends Mihran Sitad to Fetch the Daughter of the King of China ...
Iran, Shiraz, Timurid period
1962.25Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperImage: 14.7 x 15 cm (5 13/16 x 5 7/8 in.); Overall: 32.5 x 23.2 cm (12 13/16 x 9 1/8 in.); Text area: 23 x 15.5 cm (9 1/16 x 6 1/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Seated Figure holding a Vase or Flask
Iran
1984.222Lead reliefOverall: 7.3 cm (2 7/8 in.)Gift of Milton GirodCCCC0
Fibula
Persia
1970.97BronzeOverall: 5 x 10.7 x 1.4 cm (1 15/16 x 4 3/16 x 9/16 in.)Bequest of Eugene Robison MilesCCCC0
Fragment with Inscription
Iran, in the style of the Buyid period
1962.264Silk: lampas weaveOverall: 171 x 65 cm (67 5/16 x 25 9/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Button-Based Situlas
Iran, Luristan, 9th-7th Century BC
1960.35Bronze, repoussé, punched, incisedDiameter: 5.9 cm (2 5/16 in.); Overall: 13 cm (5 1/8 in.)Norman O. Stone and Ella A. Stone Memorial Fund, and James Parmelee FundCCCC0
Samite fragment with hunters
Eastern Iran or Central Asia
1974.98Compound twill, silkOverall: 22 x 41.8 cm (8 11/16 x 16 7/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment with peacocks in ogival pattern
Iran or Iraq, possibly Rayy
1939.506Silk: plain weave with supplementary weftOverall: 24.1 x 22.9 cm (9 1/2 x 9 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Silk fragment
Egypt or Iran, Ayyubid period, 1100s
1937.23Lampas: silkOverall: 36.8 x 23.5 cm (14 1/2 x 9 1/4 in.); Mounted: 47 x 33.7 cm (18 1/2 x 13 1/4 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Fragment
Iran or Iraq
1939.47Silk: soumak, or twisted tapestryOverall: 20 x 22.6 cm (7 7/8 x 8 7/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Yusuf and Zulaykha (recto); Text Page, Persian Verses (verso)
Iran, Shiraz or Mashhad, Safavid period
1947.501Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperSheet: 29.8 x 17.3 cm (11 3/4 x 6 13/16 in.); Image: 21.3 x 15.3 cm (8 3/8 x 6 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Roundels with King Spearing Lion
Iran or Iraq, in the style of the Abbasid period
1971.25Silk: lampas weaveOverall: 74.2 x 85.7 cm (29 3/16 x 33 3/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Shah Tahmasp I (1514-1576) Seated in a Landscape
Iran, Qazvin, Safavid period
1917.1078Opaque watercolor and gold on paperSheet: 30 x 21.1 cm (11 13/16 x 8 5/16 in.); Image: 14.3 x 8.9 cm (5 5/8 x 3 1/2 in.)Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic TrustCCCC0
Fragments from a Garment with Inscription
Iran or Iraq
1986.176Silk: lampas weave, brocadedAverage: 26.5 x 48.7 cm (10 7/16 x 19 3/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. G. Kay Robertson in memory of William J. RobertsonCCCC0
Wall cover with flora, peacocks, and portrait medallions
Iran, Qajar period
1916.1483Taffeta, hand-painted, block-printed: silk and pigmentsOverall: 82.6 x 194.3 cm (32 1/2 x 76 1/2 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Chintz door curtain
Iran, Isfahan, Qajar period
2014.20Cotton: plain weave; chintz; hand drawing and block printing: bleach, mordant, and dyeOverall: 213.7 x 135.9 cm (84 1/8 x 53 1/2 in.)Sundry Purchase FundCCCC0
The Tale of the Twelve Faces. "Bizhan Addresses the Army": Illustration...
Iran, Shiraz, Inju (Il-Khanid), 14th Century
1944.479Opaque watercolor and ink on paperSheet: 36.3 x 30 cm (14 5/16 x 11 13/16 in.); Image: 28.6 x 24.5 cm (11 1/4 x 9 5/8 in.); Overall: 37 x 30 cm (14 9/16 x 11 13/16 in.); Text area: 29 x 24.5 cm (11 7/16 x 9 5/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Section of Silk Fabric with Falconers Amid Rose Bushes
Iran, Safavid period
1949.467Silk and silver-metal thread: twill weave with complementary and discontinuous weftOverall: 47.7 x 48.3 cm (18 3/4 x 19 in.); Mounted: 58.4 x 58.4 cm (23 x 23 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Lampas fragment with blossoms in ogival lattice
Iran, Safavid Period
1915.666Lampas: silk and silver-metal threadOverall: 114.3 x 68.6 cm (45 x 27 in.); Mounted: 123.8 x 77.5 cm (48 3/4 x 30 1/2 in.)Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic TrustCCCC0
Lampas with hares in ogival pattern
probably Iran
1939.44Lampas: silk and gold threadOverall: 20.3 x 33.3 cm (8 x 13 1/8 in.); Mounted: 30.5 x 43.2 cm (12 x 17 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Tunic with Ornamental Inscription
Iran or Iraq
1968.230Silk: lampas weaveOverall: 127 x 149.8 cm (50 x 59 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment
Iran or Iraq
1968.226Silk: compound twill weaveOverall: 29.2 x 35.5 cm (11 1/2 x 14 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Mirror Case with Lid
Iran, Qajar period
1932.13Varnished lacquer and opaque watercolor over papier-mâchéOverall: 24.4 x 16 cm (9 5/8 x 6 5/16 in.)Gift of the Estate of Mrs. Jacob PerkinsCCCC0
Siyavush on His Horse Hitting a Rolling Target (recto) and Persian...
Iran, Shiraz, Timurid period
1942.871Opaque watercolor, silver, gold, and ink on paperGift of Heeramaneck GalleriesCCCC0
Velvet with gold discs
Iran, probably Tabriz, Ilkhanid period
1918.225Silk, gilt-metal thread; brocaded velvetOverall: 30.5 x 20.6 cm (12 x 8 1/8 in.); Mounted: 34.9 x 25.4 cm (13 3/4 x 10 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Fragment from Funeral Garment or Pall
Iran ?, Seljuq period
1966.133Silk: compound tabbyOverall: 27.6 x 13.6 cm (10 7/8 x 5 3/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Werner AbeggCCCC0
Two-faced Carpet Fragment
Iran ?, Seljuq period
1966.132Senna knotOverall: 39.3 x 16.2 cm (15 1/2 x 6 3/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Werner AbeggCCCC0
Floral striped silk on a golden ground
Iran, Safavid Period
2003.96Samite: silk, gilt- and silver-metal threadOverall: 50.1 x 27.5 cm (19 3/4 x 10 13/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Illuminated Folio from a Gulistan (Rose Garden) of Sa'di (c. 1213-1291)
style of Sultan Muhammad (Iranian) and 1 other
2006.148Opaque watercolor, ink, gold, and silver on paperGift of William Kelly Simpson in memory of his wife Marilyn M. Simpson and her grandparents Mr. and Mrs. John D. Rockefeller, Jr.CCCC0
A Child’s Coat with Ducks in Pearl Medallions and a Child's Pants
Iran or Central Asia, Sogdiana
1996.2Silk; weft-faced compound twill, samitOverall: 48 x 82.5 cm (18 7/8 x 32 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment with Senmurvs
Iran or Iraq, in the style of the Abbasid period
1971.22Silk: lampas weaveOverall: 101.4 x 45.7 cm (39 15/16 x 18 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment of Silk Taffeta with “Rose and Nightingale” Motif
Iran, Safavid period
1943.91Silk and metallic thread: taffeta, brocadedOverall: 38.1 x 40.6 cm (15 x 16 in.); Mounted: 48.3 x 50.8 cm (19 x 20 in.)Gift of Mrs. Fred R. WhiteCCCC0
Bull Head Attachment
Urartian, northwest Iran, possibly Gusçi, Lake Urmia, c. 700-600 BC
1942.204BronzeOverall: 16.6 cm (6 9/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Camel and Groom; Single Page Illustration
style of Shaykh Muhammad (Iranian)
1944.489Ink, gold, and opaque watercolor on paperImage: 21.4 x 28.4 cm (8 7/16 x 11 3/16 in.); Overall: 28.6 x 40.8 cm (11 1/4 x 16 1/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment with lions and griffins in combat
Iran ?, in the style of the Buyid period
1968.221Silk: lampas weaveOverall: 50.8 x 71.1 cm (20 x 28 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Bowl with Griffin
Northwest Iran, Garrus district, Seljuk period, 12th century
1925.1182Earthenware with underglaze slip-painted decorationOverall: 6.6 x 16.7 cm (2 5/8 x 6 9/16 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Black and White Bird Perched on a Shrub
Shafi' Abbasi (Iranian)
1971.84Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperSheet: 16.1 x 25 cm (6 5/16 x 9 13/16 in.); Image: 7.7 x 13.4 cm (3 1/16 x 5 1/4 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Demon in chains
style of Muhammad Siya Qalam (Iranian)
1982.63Opaque watercolor and gold on paperImage: 25.7 x 34.4 cm (10 1/8 x 13 9/16 in.); Overall: 27 x 35.2 cm (10 5/8 x 13 7/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Spouted Zebu Vessel
Marlik, Iran, c. 1000 BC
1992.245Earthenware, burnishedOverall: 25.7 x 14.4 x 32.1 cm (10 1/8 x 5 11/16 x 12 5/8 in.)Seventy-fifth anniversary gift of Clara Taplin RankinCCCC0
Ram-Head Drinking Vessel
Iran, Median, late 7th Century BC
1963.479SilverOverall: 30.3 x 19.8 x 18.7 cm (11 15/16 x 7 13/16 x 7 3/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Bowl
Iran, probably Sultanabad
1915.591Fritware with underglaze-painted designDiameter: 31.5 cm (12 3/8 in.); Overall: 9 cm (3 9/16 in.)Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic TrustCCCC0
Winged Ibex Horse Bit
Luristan, Iran, 800-600 BC
1980.102Bronze, cast and incisedOverall: 23.6 cm (9 5/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Youth Holding a Pomegranate; Illustration from a Single Page Manuscript
style of Riza-yi Abbasi (Iranian)
1947.497Opaque watercolor and gold on paperImage: 15.3 x 8 cm (6 x 3 1/8 in.); Overall: 27.7 x 16.4 cm (10 7/8 x 6 7/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment
Iran
1973.241Silk weaveOverall: 16.4 x 15.6 cm (6 7/16 x 6 1/8 in.)Director's Contingent FundCCCC0
Youth Seated by a Willow; Single Page Illustration
style of Muhammad Yusuf (Iranian)
1947.499Ink, gold, and colors on paperSheet: 33.5 x 21.9 cm (13 3/16 x 8 5/8 in.); Image: 15 x 9.6 cm (5 7/8 x 3 3/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Hero and Animal Combat Beaker
Iran, Luristan, 9th-7th Century BC
1963.95Silver, repoussé, engravedDiameter: 7.7 cm (3 1/16 in.); Overall: 10.1 cm (4 in.)Gift of K. RabenouCCCC0
Octagonal Mirror Case with Lid
Iran, probably Isfahan, Qajar period
1918.785Varnished lacquer and opaque watercolor over papier-mâchéGift of Mrs. L. E. HoldenCCCC0
Bahram Gur and Azada, from a Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Firdausi (940...
Iran, Tabriz or Qazvin, Safavid period
1915.597Opaque watercolor and gold on paperSheet: 32.5 x 21.5 cm (12 13/16 x 8 7/16 in.); Image: 17.4 x 11 cm (6 7/8 x 4 5/16 in.)Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic TrustCCCC0
Tomb Cover
Iraq or Iran, in the style of the Buyid period
1954.780Compound tabby; silkOverall: 210.2 x 102.5 cm (82 3/4 x 40 3/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Lampas with phoenixes and palmettes
Iran, Ilkhanid period
1945.14Lampas: silk and silver threadOverall: 28.6 x 25.4 cm (11 1/4 x 10 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Woman's trouser fabric
Iran
1916.1307Embroidery, outline stitch: silk on cottonOverall: 65.1 x 50.5 cm (25 5/8 x 19 7/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Love
Yassi Mazandi (Iranian, b. 1962)
2016.545Porcelain20.3 x 20.3 x 8.3 cm (8 x 8 x 3 1/4 in.)Gift of the artist in honor of Craig Castilla©
Princess with Wine Bottle and Cup (recto); Persian Verses (verso)
Iran, Qazvin or Isfahan, Safavid period (1501-1722) (recto); Iran, possibly Timurid period (1370-1501)
1947.496Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperVerso image: 11.8 x 5.3 cm (4 5/8 x 2 1/16 in.); Recto Image: 12.2 x 5.7 cm (4 13/16 x 2 1/4 in.); Overall: 37.1 x 24.8 cm (14 5/8 x 9 3/4 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Quilted cap with star-patterned silk
Iran or Iraq, Buyid or Seljuq period
1950.525Lampas: silkOverall: 22 x 20 x 20 cm (8 11/16 x 7 7/8 x 7 7/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Hanging with foliate roundel and rider
Iran or Iraq
1951.90Tapestry weave: woolOverall: 22.3 x 17.2 cm (8 3/4 x 6 3/4 in.)Gift of The Textile Arts ClubCCCC0
Sleeve with birds in blossoming bushes
Iran
1940.486Taqueté: silk and gilt-metal threadOverall: 19.7 x 52.1 cm (7 3/4 x 20 1/2 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Velvet fragment from a palace curtain
Iran
1915.668Taquete silkOverall: 190.1 x 122.6 cm (74 13/16 x 48 1/4 in.)Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic TrustCCCC0
Fragment with Landscape, Hunters, and Ibexes
Iran, style of the Abbasid period
1982.21Silk: lampas weaveOverall: 39.5 x 44.5 cm (15 9/16 x 17 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Sash with floral field and end panels on a gold ground
Iran
1916.1309Taqueté with discontinuous wefts: silk, gilt- and silver-metal threadOverall: 449.5 x 59.7 cm (176 15/16 x 23 1/2 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Medallions with confronting peacocks
Iran ?, in the style of the Buyid period
1968.73Silk: lampas weaveOverall: 59 x 57.4 cm (23 1/4 x 22 5/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Paul MallonCCCC0
Fragment
Iran, style of the Abbasid period
1981.22Silk: compound tabbyOverall: 37 x 24.6 cm (14 9/16 x 9 11/16 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Fragment with Equestrian Falconer King
Iran or Iraq, in the style of the Abbasid period
1971.23Silk: lampas weaveOverall: 103.2 x 86.4 cm (40 5/8 x 34 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Ibex Bracelet Terminal
Iran, Achaemenian, 5th Century BC
1985.181Gold, solid castOverall: 1.9 x 0.9 x 1.4 cm (3/4 x 3/8 x 9/16 in.)Gift of Keith P. SmithCCCC0
Garden Scene with a Master Instructing a Student in a Pavilion
Iran, Qazvin, Safavid period
1939.508Opaque watercolor and ink on paperImage: 19.8 x 13.3 cm (7 13/16 x 5 1/4 in.); Overall: 21.2 x 13.3 cm (8 3/8 x 5 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Bahram Gur Visits the Princess of India in the Black Pavilion (recto):...
Iran, possibly Tabriz or Shiraz, Timurid Period, early 15th century
1944.486.aOpaque watercolor and ink on paperImage: 18.7 x 12.3 cm (7 3/8 x 4 13/16 in.); Overall: 23.2 x 15.5 cm (9 1/8 x 6 1/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Wall Tile with Lotus Blossom
Iran, probably Sultanabad, Ilkhanid period
1915.645Fritware with molded and underglaze-painted designOverall: 20 x 20 cm (7 7/8 x 7 7/8 in.)Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic TrustCCCC0
Folio from a Qur'an
Seljuk Iran
1933.488Ink, gold, and colors on paperSheet: 30.6 x 20 cm (12 1/16 x 7 7/8 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Plate
Seljuk Iran, Rayy, or Syria, Raqqa
1915.590Fritware with luster-painted designDiameter: 32.4 cm (12 3/4 in.)Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic TrustCCCC0
Panel with Falconers
Iran, in the style of the Buyid period
1988.98Silk: lampas weaveOverall: 136.7 x 79 cm (53 13/16 x 31 1/8 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Lion Plaque
Iran, Scythian, 1st half 1st millennium BC
1981.67Bronze, repousséOverall: 13.5 x 18 x 1 cm (5 5/16 x 7 1/16 x 3/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Max RatnerCCCC0
Fragment with Rows of Confronted Rabbits
Iran or Iraq ?, Buyid period, 10th century
1968.229Silk: compound twillOverall: 57.5 x 41.6 cm (22 5/8 x 16 3/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Aulad Tied to a Plane Tree, from a Shahnama by Firdausi
Sadiqi Bek (Iranian, 1533-1609)
1988.101Opaque watercolor, gold, and silver on paperSheet: 33.5 x 23.5 cm (13 3/16 x 9 1/4 in.); Image: 33.5 x 23.5 cm (13 3/16 x 9 1/4 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Enthroned King Flanked by Griffins
Iran or Iraq, in the style of the Abbasid period
1971.24Silk: lampas weaveOverall: 46 x 78.7 cm (18 1/8 x 31 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Decorated Cylinder
Iran, Mannaean, Ziwiye, 10th-9th century BC
1985.182Bronze, repoussé and incisedOverall: 7.1 x 6.4 x 5.7 cm (2 13/16 x 2 1/2 x 2 1/4 in.)Gift of Barbara Dennis Petrequin in memory of Robert Edouard PetrequinCCCC0
Tunic fragment with lion killing khilin in octagonal medallions
Iraq or Iran, in the style of the Buyid period
1982.23Silk: lampas weaveOverall: 113.7 x 86.7 cm (44 3/4 x 34 1/8 in.)Gift of the Womens Council of the Cleveland Museum of Art©
Fragment from a funeral garment or pall
Iran ?, in the style of the Buyid period
1968.227Silk: lampas weaveOverall: 21 x 23.5 cm (8 1/4 x 9 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Sketch of a Young Man and Persian Calligraphy
Iran, Isfahan, Safavid period
1925.132Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paperSheet: 34.6 x 22.5 cm (13 5/8 x 8 7/8 in.); Image: 21.2 x 12.5 cm (8 3/8 x 4 15/16 in.)The Charles W. Harkness Endowment FundCCCC0
Fragment
Iraq or Iran, in the style of the Buyid period
1952.83Silk: compound tabbyOverall: 43.8 x 36.8 cm (17 1/4 x 14 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment
Iraq or Iran, in the style of the Buyid period
1961.34Silk: lampas weaveOverall: 71.1 x 95 cm (28 x 37 3/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragments with Griffins in Roundels
Iran or Iraq, in the style of the Seljuq period
1966.136Lampas weave, silkAverage: 41 x 32.8 cm (16 1/8 x 12 15/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Werner AbeggCCCC0
Fragment with Griffins in Roundels
Iran or Iraq, in the style of the Seljuq period
1982.19Silk: lampas weaveOverall: 35.5 x 30.5 cm (14 x 12 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Caftan
Iran ?, in the style of the Buyid period
1985.59Silk: lampas weaveWidth across shoulders: 176.5 cm (69 1/2 in.); neck edge to hem: 127.5 cm (50 3/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund©
Lion's Head
Iran, Achamenid period
1962.26MarbleOverall: 5.5 cm (2 3/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Footed Bowl
Iran, probably Kashan, Seljuq period, late 12-early 13th century
1915.581Fritware, pierced and underglaze paintingOverall: 9.8 x 18.2 cm (3 7/8 x 7 3/16 in.)Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic TrustCCCC0
Fragment with Inscription
Iran, in the style of the Buyid period
1968.234Silk: compound tabby and broken twill weaveOverall: 55.2 x 64.7 cm (21 3/4 x 25 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Portion of a Carpet
Iran, Northwestern, 17th century
1953.128Knotted pile: jufti knot; wool and cottonAverage: 89 x 185.5 cm (35 1/16 x 73 1/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragments
Iran or Iraq, in the style of the Seljuq period
1968.223Silk: lampas weaveAverage: 49 x 33 cm (19 5/16 x 13 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Lampas with animals in squares
probably Iran
1929.905Lampas and taqueté: silk and metal threadOverall: 23.2 x 10.7 cm (9 1/8 x 4 3/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment with Inscription
Iran, in the style of the Buyid period
1968.231Silk: lampas weave on compound tabby groundOverall: 30.5 x 61 cm (12 x 24 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Ogives with Winged Quadrupeds and Peacocks
Iran ?, in the style of the Buyid period
1966.134Silk: lampas weaveOverall: 69.8 x 49.8 cm (27 1/2 x 19 5/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Werner AbeggCCCC0
Fragment
Iran, Rayy, late 12th or early 13th century
1948.501Silk: lampas weaveOverall: 15.2 x 33.6 cm (6 x 13 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragments of a Caftan
Iraq or Iran, in the style of the Buyid period
1982.43Silk: lampas weaveAverage: 141.5 x 156.5 cm (55 11/16 x 61 5/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment with inscriptions
Iran, in the style of the Seljuq period
1982.20Silk: lampas weaveOverall: 28 x 35.5 cm (11 x 14 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment with Inscription
Iran, in the style of the Buyid period
1968.235Silk: compound tabbyOverall: 54 x 53 cm (21 1/4 x 20 7/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment
Iran, in the style of the Buyid period
1968.233Silk: lampas weaveOverall: 41.6 x 51.7 cm (16 3/8 x 20 3/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragments with peacocks and inscriptions
Iran, in the style of the Buyid period
1968.228Lampas weave, silkAverage: 61.6 x 74.3 cm (24 1/4 x 29 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment
Iran, Kashan
1918.196Lampas weaveOverall: 25.5 x 15.6 cm (10 1/16 x 6 1/8 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Fragment with Equestrian Falconer King
Iran or Iraq, in the style of the Abbasid period
1982.18Silk: lampas weaveOverall: 34.5 x 28.5 cm (13 9/16 x 11 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment with Inscription
Iran, in the style of the Buyid period
1968.232Silk: lampas weaveOverall: 69.8 x 55.3 cm (27 1/2 x 21 3/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment with Octagons and Four-Pointed Stars
Iran ?, in the style of the Buyid period
1982.281Silk: lampas weaveOverall: 26.5 x 100.5 cm (10 7/16 x 39 9/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment with maritime scene
Iran, Safavid Period
1928.651Double cloth: silk and silver-metal threadOverall: 20.6 x 12.1 cm (8 1/8 x 4 3/4 in.); Mounted: 25.4 x 17.8 cm (10 x 7 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Sasanian King Hunting Lions
Iran, Sasanian, 4th century
1963.258AlabasterDiameter: 3.5 x 49.2 cm (1 3/8 x 19 3/8 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Bowl with Two Birds
Iran, Nishapur or Central Asia, Samarkand, Samanid Period, 10th century
1969.300Earthenware with underglaze slip-painted decorationOverall: 7.6 x 25 cm (3 x 9 13/16 in.)Gift of George P. BickfordCCCC0
Fragment
Iraq or Iran, in the style of the Buyid period
1968.224Silk: twill weaveOverall: 72.5 x 68.5 cm (28 9/16 x 26 15/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0