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The Wade Cup with Animated Script
Iran, Seljuk Period, 13th Century
1944.485CCCC0
Inscribed Tombstone of Shaikh al-Husain ibn...
Iran, Yazd, Seljuk Period, early 12th Century
1950.9CCCC0
Luster Bowl with Antelope
Egypt, Fustat (Old Cairo), Fatimid Period, 11th century
1944.476CCCC0
Bowl with Griffin
Northwest Iran, Garrus district, Seljuk period, 12th century
1925.1182CCCC0
Luxury Inlaid Container
Norther Iraq, Ayyubid period, 13th-14th century
1944.482CCCC0
Hitching Post
Iran, possibly Hamadan, 13th century
1944.481CCCC0
Bowl with Geometric Designs
Syria, Damascus, Burji Mamluk period, 15th Century
1945.133CCCC0
Koran Manuscript Folio
Southern Spain
1933.440CCCC0
Koran Manuscript Folio (recto)
Southern Spain
1933.440.aCCCC0
Koran Manuscript Folio (verso)
Southern Spain
1933.440.bCCCC0
Feline incense burner
eastern Iran, western Afghanistan, or Turkmenistan, Khorasan
1948.308CCCC0
No image available
Iran, Khurasan, Seljuk Period, 11th-12th century
1948.308.aCCCC0
No image available
Iran, Khurasan, Seljuk Period, 11th-12th century
1948.308.bCCCC0
Jug
Iran, Rayy, Seljuk period
1915.525CCCC0
Bird-shaped Vessel
Iran, Seljuk Period, 12th Century
1948.458CCCC0
Dish with Falcon Attacking a Water Bird
Syria, possibly Tell Minis, Zangid or Ayyubid period
1938.7CCCC0
Fragment with arcade and palmettes
Spain, probably Granada
1952.105CCCC0
Jug with Running Animals
Iran, probably Kashan, Seljuk Period, 12th-13th Century
1947.495CCCC0
Twelve-sided Ewer with Sphinxes and Humanheaded Inscriptions
Iran, Khurasan, Ilkhanid period, 14th century
1945.27CCCC0
Minai Beaker with Seated Princes
Iran, Kashan, Seljuk Period
1917.977CCCC0
Tray Portraying Courtly Pleasures
Syria, Ayyubid Period, 13th century
1945.386CCCC0
Luxury Ewer Extending Good Fortune to the Owner
Ahmad al-Dhaki al-Mawsili (Iraq)
1956.11CCCC0
Luster Wall Tile with a Couple
Iran, Kashan, Ilkhanid period, 13th century
1915.524CCCC0
Luster Dish with Polo Player
Iran, Kashan, Seljuk period, late 12th-early 13th Century
1944.74CCCC0
Footed Bowl
Iran, probably Kashan, Seljuq period, late 12-early 13th century
1915.581CCCC0
Bowl with Flying Birds
Iran, probably Kashan, Sultanabad ware, Ilkhanid period
1915.589CCCC0
Luster Dish with Seated Prince
Iran, Kashan, Seljuk period, late 12th century
1951.289CCCC0
Luster Bowl with Man Holding a Banner
Iraq, probably Baghdad, Abassid Period, 10th Century
1959.331CCCC0
Four Human Figures around a Horse and Cheetah
Iran, Nishapur, Samanid Period, 10th Century
1959.249CCCC0
Bowl
Fatimid Egypt, Fustat
1915.642CCCC0
Albarello Jar with an Aphorism
Central Asia, Samarkand, Samanid period
1996.298CCCC0
Fragment with musicians
Spain, probably Almeria
1932.137CCCC0
Bowl
Ayyubid Syria, Rusapha
1944.75CCCC0
Dragon-headed Stand
Northern Iraq or Syria, Zengid or Ayyubid Period, 13th century
1952.8CCCC0
No image available
Syria, Ayyubid, 13th century
1952.8.aCCCC0
No image available
Syria, Ayyubid, 13th century
1952.8.bCCCC0
Luster Bowl with Ibex
Egypt, Fustat (Old Cairo), Fatimid Period, 11th century
1944.477CCCC0
Plate
Seljuk Iran, Rayy, or Syria, Raqqa
1915.590CCCC0
Candlestick
Eastern Anatolia, mid-13th to mid-14th Century
1951.539CCCC0
Earthenware Dish Painted Blue with Splashes of Green and Yellow
Iraq, Basra, Abbasid period, 9th Century
1915.304CCCC0
Bowl
Iran, Kashan, Seljuk Period
1915.585CCCC0
Bowl with Two Birds
Iran, Nishapur or Central Asia, Samarkand, Samanid Period, 10th century
1969.300CCCC0
Bath Pail (satl)
Iran, Isfahan, Safavid period, late 16th-early 17th century
1969.291CCCC0
Earthenware Jug painted with Blue and Turquoise
Iraq, Basra, Abbasid Period, 9th century
1960.277CCCC0
His Lantern
Afruz Amighi (Iranian, b. 1974)
2012.15©
Dragon in foliage with lion and phoenix heads
attributed to Sahkulu (Turkish)
1944.492CCCC0
Peacock-shaped Hand Washing Device (recto); Text Page, Arabic Prose (verso)
Syria, Damascus, Mamluk Period, 14th Century
1945.383CCCC0
Peacock-shaped Hand Washing Device: Illustration from The Book of...
Syria, Damascus, Mamluk Period, 14th Century
1945.383.aCCCC0
Text Page, Arabic Prose (verso) Text from The Book of Knowledge of...
Syria, Damascus, Mamluk Period, 14th Century
1945.383.bCCCC0
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
Silk Sleeve Decoration with Hunters
Egypt or Syria, Islamic period, late Umayyad or Abassid, 8th century
1947.193CCCC0
Royal Carpet with Silk and Metal Thread
Iran, Isfahan, Safavid Period
1926.533CCCC0
Shamsa (recto) from right folio from a double-page frontispiece of a...
Iran, Shiraz, Timurid Period, 15th century
1945.169.aCCCC0
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
Persian Couplets (recto), Calligraphy, Persian Verses; Single Page...
Iran. Isfahan, Safavid Period, late 16th-early 17th Century
1944.494.aCCCC0
Large Dish with Artichokes
Turkey, Iznik, Ottoman Period, 16th Century
1995.17CCCC0
Decorations and Sleeve from a Tunic
Egypt, Islamic Umayyad or Abbasid period, 8th century
1982.107CCCC0
Clavi (Decorative Band)
Egypt, Islamic Umayyad or Abbasid period, 8th century
1982.107.aCCCC0
Clavi (Decorative Band)
Egypt, Islamic Umayyad or Abbasid period, 8th century
1982.107.bCCCC0
Sleeve from a Tunic
Egypt, Islamic Umayyad or Abbasid period, 8th century
1982.107.cCCCC0
Qur'an Manuscript Folio
Iran, Herat, Safavid Period, 16th century
1924.746CCCC0
Qur'an Manuscript Folio (Recto); Illuminated Page
Iran, Herat (presently in Afghanistan), Safavid Period, 16th century
1924.746.1.aCCCC0
Qur'an Manuscript Folio (Verso); Right folio of Double-Page Illuminated...
Iran, Herat, Safavid Period, 16th century
1924.746.1.bCCCC0
Qur'an Manuscript Folio (Recto); Left Folio of Double-Page Illuminated...
Iran, Herat, Safavid Period, 16th century
1924.746.2.aCCCC0
Qur'an Manuscript Folio (verso); Text Page
Iran, Herat, Safavid Period, 16th century
1924.746.2.bCCCC0
Bookbinding for a Koran
Turkey, Istanbul, Ottoman period, 15th century
1944.495CCCC0
The Tale of the Twelve Faces. "Bizhan Addresses the Army": Illustration...
Iran, Shiraz, Inju (Il-Khanid), 14th Century
1944.479CCCC0
Wine bearers in landscape, from a robe
Iran, Safavid period
1924.743CCCC0
Square Ornament from a Tunic
Egypt or Syria, Umayyad period, 8th century
1947.192CCCC0
Bottle
Early Islamic, Eastern Mediterranean
1915.548CCCC0
Silk curtain from the Alhambra palace
Spain, Granada, Nasrid period
1982.16CCCC0
Alhambra Palace Silk Curtain
Spain, Granada, Nasrid period
1982.16.aCCCC0
Camel and Groom; Single Page Illustration
style of Shaykh Muhammad (Iranian)
1944.489CCCC0
The Story of Hushang (recto),  Illustration and text (Persian Prose)...
Iran, Herat, Timurid Period, early 15th century
1931.452CCCC0
Text Page, Persian Prose, (verso), from Majmac al-Tavarikh (A Compendium...
Iran, Herat, Timurid Period, early 15th century
1931.452.bCCCC0
Leaf from a Koran
Seljuk Iran
1939.507CCCC0
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
Bottle
1944.488CCCC0
Black and White Bird Perched on a Shrub
Shafi' Abbasi (Iranian)
1971.84CCCC0
Khusrau Surprising Shirin While Bathing
Iran, Kashan, Safavid period
1944.499CCCC0
Velvet Fragment, Khusrau Sees Shirin Bathing
Iran, Kashan, Safavid period
1944.499.aCCCC0
Youth Seated by a Willow; Single Page Illustration
style of Muhammad Yusuf (Iranian)
1947.499CCCC0
Velvet panel with four youths smelling flowers
Iran, Isfahan or Yazd, Safavid period
1932.42CCCC0
Folio from a Koran
Probably Egypt, Abbasid period
1933.493CCCC0
Folio from a Koran (recto)
Probably Egypt, Abbasid period
1933.493.aCCCC0
Folio from a Koran (verso)
Probably Egypt, Abbasid period
1933.493.bCCCC0
Tent panel of a dragon slayer
Iran, Kashan, Safavid period
1948.205CCCC0
Guilloche band, from a dalmatic of San Valero
Spain, probably Almeria
1928.650CCCC0
Qur'an Manuscript Folio
North Africa, Aghlabid or Abbasid, 9th century
1993.39CCCC0
Folio from a Koran; right side of bifolio
North Africa, Aghlabid or Abbasid
1993.39.1CCCC0
Page from a Koran (recto)
North Africa, Aghlabid or Abbasid
1993.39.1.aCCCC0
Page from a Koran (verso)
North Africa, Aghlabid or Abbasid
1993.39.1.bCCCC0
Qur'an Manuscript Folio (recto; verso); Left side of Bifolio
North Africa, Aghlabid or Abbasid Period, 9th century
1993.39.2CCCC0
Qur'an Manuscript Folio (recto); Left side of Bifolio
North Africa, Aghlabid or Abbasid Period, 9th century
1993.39.2.aCCCC0
Qur'an Manuscript Folio (verso); Left side of Bifolio
North Africa, Aghlabid or Abbasid Period, 9th century
1993.39.2.bCCCC0
Luxurious Woolen Tunic with Decorated Bands
and Roundels
Egypt, Islamic Umayyad period, 7th-8th Century
1972.46CCCC0
Yusuf and Zulaykha (Recto); Text Page, Persian Verses (verso)
Iran, Shiraz or Mashhad, Safavid period
1947.501CCCC0
Pillow cover with Arabic inscription
Egypt, al-Bahnasa
1959.48CCCC0
Jug
Iran or Iraq, Baghdad, Buyid Period, reign of Samsam al-Dawla
1966.22CCCC0
Mosque Lamp
Syria or Egypt, Mamluk Dynasty
1981.10CCCC0
Mosque Lamp
Turkey (Iznik), Ottoman Period, 16th Century
1944.236CCCC0
Aulad Tied to a Plane Tree, from a Shahnama by Firdausi
Sadiqi Bek (Iranian, 1533-1609)
1988.101CCCC0
Shah Tahmasp I (1514-1576) Seated in a Landscape
Iran, Qazvin, Safavid period
1917.1078CCCC0
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
Text Page, Persian Prose (recto); The Story of Adam peace upon him, his...
Iran, Herat, Timurid Period, early 15th century
1945.384CCCC0
Text Page, Persian Prose (recto) from a Manuscript of the Majma' al...
Iran, Herat, Timurid Period, early 15th century
1945.384.aCCCC0
Text page from a Materia Medica of Dioscorides
Abdallah ibn al-Fadl (Iraq)
1977.91.aCCCC0
Lion-headed Stand
Northern Iraq or Syria, Zengid or Ayyubid period
1931.453CCCC0
Carpet
Iran, Herat, 16th century
1962.263CCCC0
Lampas with dancers and musicians
Iran, Safavid period
1953.17CCCC0
Mirror Case with Lid
Iran, Qajar period
1932.13CCCC0
Harem #14
Lalla Essaydi (Moroccan, b. 1956)
2012.14©
Silk fragment
Egypt or Iran, Ayyubid period, 1100s
1937.23CCCC0
Decorated Band from a Tunic or Curtain
Egypt, late Byzantine or early Islamic period, 7th Century
1960.275CCCC0
Vase
Early Islamic, Eastern Mediterranean
1915.546CCCC0
Persian Quatrains (Rubayi) and Calligraphic Exercises (recto); Persian...
Sultan Muhammad Khandan (Iranian, died after 1550)
1983.1115CCCC0
Persian Quatrains (Rubayi) and Calligraphic Exercises (recto)
Sultan Muhammad Khandan (Iranian, died after 1550)
1983.1115.aCCCC0
Illuminated Folio from a Gulistan (Rose Garden) of Sa'di (c. 1213-1291)
style of Sultan 'Ali Mashhadi (Persian, 1430-1520) and 1 other
2006.148CCCC0
Segmentum from a Tunic
Egypt, Abbasid period, second half of the 8th century
1969.38CCCC0
Les Femmes Du Maroc: La Grande Odalisque
Lalla Essaydi (Moroccan, b. 1956)
2012.13©
Octagonal Mirror Case with Lid
Iran, probably Isfahan, Qajar period
1918.785CCCC0
Silk Decorative Tunic Band with a Hunter
Egypt or Syria, Islamic period, late Umayyad or Abbasid, 8th century
1939.505CCCC0
Courtyard, Alhambra
Charles Clifford (British, 1819-1883)
1999.113CCCC0
Towards Another Land
calligraphy by Hassan Massoudy (Iraq, 1944-) and 1 other
2013.65©
Cap
Egypt or Syria, Mamluk period, 1300s
1950.510CCCC0
Bowl
Iran, probably Sultanabad
1915.591CCCC0
Cap with striped inscribed silk
Egypt or Syria, Mamluk period, probably Sultanate of Nasir al-Din Muhammad, 1293-1341
1985.5CCCC0
Qur'an Manuscript Folio
Iran or Iraq, Abbasid Period, 9th-10th century
1933.494CCCC0
Qur'an Manuscript Folio (recto)
Iraq or Iran, Abbasid Period, 9th-10th century
1933.494.aCCCC0
Qur'an Manuscript Folio (verso)
Iran or Iraq, Abbasid Period, 9th-10th century
1933.494.bCCCC0
Fragmentary Icon Panel, Christ in Glory (?) and Evangelists
Egypt, Abbasid period, mid 8th - mid 9th centuries
1952.256CCCC0
Rustam Lassoing his Horse, Rakhsh, in a Landscape (recto); Calligraphy,...
Iran, Herat, Timurid Period, late 15th century
1971.305CCCC0
Rustam Lassoing his Horse, Rakhsh, in a Landscape (recto)
Iran, Herat or Qazvin, Late Timurid or Safavid Period, 16th Century
1971.305.aCCCC0
Calligraphy, Persian Verses (verso)
Afghanistan, Herat, Timurid period
1971.305.bCCCC0
Mosque Lamp
Turkey (Iznik), Ottoman Period, 16th Century
1944.287CCCC0
Alexander the Great on Horseback
Egypt, Islamic Umayyad or Abbasid period, 8th century
1959.123CCCC0
Tughra:  Shah Muhammad bin Ibrahim Khan, al-muzaffar daima (Sultan...
Turkey, Ottoman Period, reign of Sultan Mehmed IV, ruled: 1648-1687), 17th century
1944.525CCCC0
Tile Spandrel with Floral Sprays
Turkey, Iznik, Ottoman Period, 16th century
2004.70CCCC0
Dish
Spain, probably Valencia
488.1915CCCC0
Silk fragment with falconer riding a bull
Iran, Rayy, Seljuk period
1968.246CCCC0
Roundels with camels bearing howdahs
Syria (?), 900s - 1000s
1986.90CCCC0
Figurine
Iran, early Islamic Period, 8th-10th Century
1962.346CCCC0
Miniature Vase
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th-10th Century
1961.379CCCC0
Wedding Veil
Tajikistan, Tajik tribe, 19th century
1916.1235CCCC0
Lampas with foliate roundels
Spain, Granada, Nasrid period
1939.42CCCC0
Nude Female Dancers from a Tunic
Egypt or Syria, Umayyad or Abbasid period, 8th century
1953.332CCCC0
Brocaded velvet cover with sunbursts
Turkey, Istanbul or Bursa
2008.146CCCC0
Star and Cross Pattern from a Tomb Cover(?)
Byzantium, Islamic or Byzantine periods, 9th -10th Century
1977.17CCCC0
Gilded Dish with Flowers and Leaves
Turkey, Iznik, Ottoman Period, late 16th century
1915.663CCCC0
Dish
Caucasus or northern Iran
1915.595CCCC0
Striped Silk from a Garment
Spain, Granada, Nasrid period
1940.609CCCC0
Wall Tile with Lotus Blossom
Iran, probably Sultanabad, Ilkhanid period
1915.645CCCC0
Demon in chains
style of Muhammad Siya Qalam (Iranian)
1982.63CCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1963.656CCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1963.645CCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1963.662CCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1962.325CCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1962.322CCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1962.320CCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1961.374CCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1962.144CCCC0
Lions from a Tunic
Egypt, Islamic Abbasid period, 8th - 9th Century
1982.83.aCCCC0
Reliquary bag with lions
Spain, probably Almeria
1931.462.cCCCC0
Tiraz with gold, probably from a wide sleeve
Egypt, Fatimid period, reign of Caliph al-Hakim, 1013–20
1950.549CCCC0
Man's surcoat
Uzbekistan, Shahr-i Sabz
1916.1412CCCC0
Brocaded silk with foliate medallions from a kaftan
Turkey, Istanbul, Ottoman period
1924.741CCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1963.642CCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1963.638CCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1962.335CCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1962.343CCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1962.324CCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1961.366CCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1962.140CCCC0
Flask
Islamic, probably from Syria/Palestine
1915.552CCCC0
Two Confronted Animals from a Tunic
Egypt, Islamic period, Abbasid, 8th - 9th century
1983.256CCCC0
Fragment with peacocks and inscription
Iraq, probably Baghdad, Seljuq period
1938.300CCCC0
Woman’s robe
Uzbekistan, Bukhara
2009.267CCCC0
Velvet with gold discs
Iran, probably Tabriz, Ilkhanid period
1918.225CCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1963.659CCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1963.637CCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1963.643CCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1962.317CCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1961.365CCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1961.352CCCC0
Figurine
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1961.378CCCC0
Ring
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1961.376CCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1962.143CCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1962.136CCCC0
Figurine
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1962.148CCCC0
Fragment of a Segmentum with Palmette Tree, Lions and Birds
Egypt, Islamic period, 8th - 9th century
1983.150CCCC0
Bridal wedding sash
Morocco, Fez
1999.253CCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1963.649CCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1963.632CCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1963.627CCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1963.661CCCC0
Title, DateArtist / CultureAccession numberMediumDimensionsCredit lineRights
The Wade Cup with Animated Script
Iran, Seljuk Period, 13th Century
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
Prayer Niche (Mihrab)
Iran, Isfahan
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
Inscribed Tombstone of Shaikh al-Husain ibn...
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
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
Luster Bowl with Antelope
Egypt, Fustat (Old Cairo), Fatimid Period, 11th century
1944.476Earthenware with luster-painted designDiameter: 25.4 cm (10 in.); Overall: 6.8 cm (2 11/16 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
Luxury Inlaid Container
Norther Iraq, Ayyubid period, 13th-14th century
1944.482Sheet brass, inlaid with silver and goldDiameter: 11.4 cm (4 1/2 in.); Overall: 12 cm (4 3/4 in.); Diameter of box: 10.1 cm (4 in.); Box: 9.7 cm (3 13/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Hitching Post
Iran, possibly Hamadan, 13th century
1944.481LimestoneOverall: 62.9 x 65.8 cm (24 3/4 x 25 7/8 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
Bowl with Geometric Designs
Syria, Damascus, Burji Mamluk period, 15th Century
1945.133Sheet brass, inlaid with silver and goldDiameter: 13.2 cm (5 3/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Koran Manuscript Folio
Southern Spain
1933.440Ink, gold, and color on parchmentSheet: 52.7 x 55.4 cm (20 3/4 x 21 13/16 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Fragment with confronted sphinxes in roundels from the tomb of Saint...
Spain, Almeria
1950.394Silk and gold thread: lampas, taqueté, and plain-weave variantOverall: 54.3 x 64.5 cm (21 3/8 x 25 3/8 in.); Mounted: 66.7 x 76.8 cm (26 1/4 x 30 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Feline incense burner
eastern Iran, western Afghanistan, or Turkmenistan, Khorasan
1948.308Copper alloy, cast and chasedOverall: 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
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
Celestial banquet hanging, from the tomb of Bishop Gurb
Spain, probably Almeria
1966.368Silk and gold thread: plain weave with inwoven tapestry weaveOverall: 21.2 x 58.5 cm (8 3/8 x 23 1/16 in.); Mounted: 30.2 x 67 cm (11 7/8 x 26 3/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Alhambra hanging fragment with decorated bands
Spain, Granada
1927.378Silk: lampas and taqueté weaveOverall: 37.8 x 25.1 cm (14 7/8 x 9 7/8 in.); Mounted: 46.7 x 28.9 cm (18 3/8 x 11 3/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Bird-shaped Vessel
Iran, Seljuk Period, 12th Century
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
Dish with Falcon Attacking a Water Bird
Syria, possibly Tell Minis, Zangid or Ayyubid period
1938.7Fritware with carved decoration and underglaze-painted design (Lakabi ware)Overall: 8.3 x 40 cm (3 1/4 x 15 3/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment with arcade and palmettes
Spain, probably Granada
1952.105Silk and gold thread: tapestry weaveOverall: 17.8 x 10.7 cm (7 x 4 3/16 in.); Mounted: 26.4 x 19.7 cm (10 3/8 x 7 3/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Mantle for a Statue of the Virgin with Lotus Blossoms and Medallions
Egypt and Spain
1939.40Silk and gilt-metal thread: lampas weaveOverall: 70.5 x 111.2 cm (27 3/4 x 43 3/4 in.); Mounted: 78.1 x 119.4 cm (30 3/4 x 47 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Jug with Running Animals
Iran, probably Kashan, Seljuk Period, 12th-13th Century
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
Twelve-sided Ewer with Sphinxes and Humanheaded Inscriptions
Iran, Khurasan, Ilkhanid period, 14th century
1945.27Hammered sheet of brass inlaid with silverOverall: 44.8 cm (17 5/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment with palmette arches with Alhambra wall pattern
Spain, Granada
1939.35Silk and gilt-metal thread: lampas weaveOverall: 48.3 x 25.4 cm (19 x 10 in.); Mounted: 58.1 x 35.2 cm (22 7/8 x 13 7/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Minai Beaker with Seated Princes
Iran, Kashan, Seljuk Period
1917.977Fritware with overglaze-painted design (minai ware)Overall: 13.3 x 12.3 cm (5 1/4 x 4 13/16 in.)Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic TrustCCCC0
Fragment with eagles in roundels from the Reliquary of Saint Librada in...
Spain, Almeria
1952.15Silk and gold thread: lampas weaveOverall: 36.8 x 40.6 cm (14 1/2 x 16 in.); Mount: 47 x 50.8 cm (18 1/2 x 20 in.); Framed: 49.5 x 53.3 cm (19 1/2 x 21 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Tray Portraying Courtly Pleasures
Syria, Ayyubid Period, 13th century
1945.386Sheet brass inlaid with silverDiameter: 53.8 cm (21 3/16 in.); Overall: 5.8 cm (2 5/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Luxury Ewer Extending Good Fortune to the Owner
Ahmad al-Dhaki al-Mawsili (Iraq)
1956.11Brass inlaid with silver; lid and base added laterDiameter: 26.6 cm (10 1/2 in.); Overall: 37.9 cm (14 15/16 in.); Diameter of base: 14.5 cm (5 11/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Luster Wall Tile with a Couple
Iran, Kashan, Ilkhanid period, 13th century
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
Ceramic dish with deer, phoenix, and lotus blossoms
Iran, Sultanabad
1924.742Fritware with underglaze-painted designOverall: 7 x 32.6 cm (2 3/4 x 12 13/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment with Lion Strangler from a Dalmatic of Saint Bernard Calvo
Spain, Almeria
1950.146Silk and gold thread: lampas, taqueté, and plain-weave variantOverall: 43.8 x 39.7 cm (17 1/4 x 15 5/8 in.); Mounted: 53 x 49.8 cm (20 7/8 x 19 5/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Lampas with griffins in roundels, from the Reliquary of Saint Librada in...
Spain, Almeria
1952.152Silk and gold thread: lampas and plain-weave variantOverall: 52.7 x 63.5 cm (20 3/4 x 25 in.); Mounted: 61 x 71.1 cm (24 x 28 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Luster Dish with Polo Player
Iran, Kashan, Seljuk period, late 12th-early 13th Century
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
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
Bowl with Flying Birds
Iran, probably Kashan, Sultanabad ware, Ilkhanid period
1915.589Fritware with underglaze-painted designOverall: 11.2 x 22 cm (4 7/16 x 8 11/16 in.)Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic TrustCCCC0
Luster Dish with Seated Prince
Iran, Kashan, Seljuk period, late 12th century
1951.289Fritware with luster-painted designOverall: 7.5 x 39 cm (2 15/16 x 15 3/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Luster Bowl with Man Holding a Banner
Iraq, probably Baghdad, Abassid Period, 10th Century
1959.331Earthenware with luster-painted designDiameter: 24.2 cm (9 1/2 in.); Overall: 7.4 cm (2 15/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Four Human Figures around a Horse and Cheetah
Iran, Nishapur, Samanid Period, 10th Century
1959.249Earthenware with underglaze slip-painted decorationOverall: 8 x 35.6 cm (3 1/8 x 14 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Bowl
Fatimid Egypt, Fustat
1915.642Earthenware with luster-painted designDiameter: 12 cm (4 3/4 in.); Overall: 4.6 cm (1 13/16 in.)Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic TrustCCCC0
Albarello Jar with an Aphorism
Central Asia, Samarkand, Samanid period
1996.298Earthenware with underglaze slip-painted decorationDiameter: 9.7 cm (3 13/16 in.); Overall: 13 cm (5 1/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Fragment with musicians
Spain, probably Almeria
1932.137Silk and gold thread: lampas weave with areas of double clothOverall: 16.8 x 14 cm (6 5/8 x 5 1/2 in.); Mounted: 27.3 x 24.1 cm (10 3/4 x 9 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade 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
Bowl
Ayyubid Syria, Rusapha
1944.75Fritware with luster-painted designOverall: 10.2 x 36 cm (4 x 14 3/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Dragon-headed Stand
Northern Iraq or Syria, Zengid or Ayyubid Period, 13th century
1952.8Cast brass inlaid with silverOverall: 7.2 x 19.2 cm (2 13/16 x 7 9/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Luster Bowl with Ibex
Egypt, Fustat (Old Cairo), Fatimid Period, 11th century
1944.477Earthenware with luster-painted designOverall: 9.6 x 24.7 cm (3 3/4 x 9 3/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment with curving vine and palmette leaves
Spain, Granada
1918.183Silk: lampas weaveOverall: 29.9 x 20 cm (11 3/4 x 7 7/8 in.); Mounted: 39.1 x 28.9 cm (15 3/8 x 11 3/8 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Vestment fragment with stars in staggered squares
Spain, probably Almeria
1928.648Silk and gold thread: lampas weave with areas of double clothOverall: 28.6 x 26.7 cm (11 1/4 x 10 1/2 in.); Mounted: 38.7 x 36.8 cm (15 1/4 x 14 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Mantle for a statue of the Virgin
Spain, Granada
1929.975Silk: lampas weaveAverage: 104.2 x 215.9 cm (41 x 85 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade 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
Candlestick
Eastern Anatolia, mid-13th to mid-14th Century
1951.539Sheet brass inlaid with silverOverall: 24.4 cm (9 5/8 in.); Diameter of base: 21.3 cm (8 3/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment with crowned lions, palmettes, and escutcheons
Spain, Granada
1944.240Silk: lampas weaveOverall: 54.3 x 27.5 cm (21 3/8 x 10 13/16 in.); Mounted: 64.5 x 37.1 cm (25 3/8 x 14 5/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Earthenware Dish Painted Blue with Splashes of Green and Yellow
Iraq, Basra, Abbasid period, 9th Century
1915.304Earthenware with overglaze-painted designDiameter: 30.2 cm (11 7/8 in.); Overall: 1.3 cm (1/2 in.)The Worcester R. Warner CollectionCCCC0
Bowl
Iran, Kashan, Seljuk Period
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
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
Bath Pail (satl)
Iran, Isfahan, Safavid period, late 16th-early 17th century
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
Earthenware Jug painted with Blue and Turquoise
Iraq, Basra, Abbasid Period, 9th century
1960.277Earthenware with overglaze-painted designDiameter of mouth: 6.8 cm (2 11/16 in.); Overall: 8.9 cm (3 1/2 in.); Diameter of base: 8.9 cm (3 1/2 in.)Norman O. Stone and Ella A. Stone Memorial 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©
Dragon in foliage with lion and phoenix heads
attributed to Sahkulu (Turkish)
1944.492Ink, gold, opaque watercolors on paperSheet: 17.3 x 40.2 cm (6 13/16 x 15 13/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Peacock-shaped Hand Washing Device (recto); Text Page, Arabic Prose (verso)
Syria, Damascus, Mamluk Period, 14th Century
1945.383Opaque watercolor and gold on paperOverall: 31.3 x 21.5 cm (12 5/16 x 8 7/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade 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
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
Silk Sleeve Decoration with Hunters
Egypt or Syria, Islamic period, late Umayyad or Abassid, 8th century
1947.193Complementary weft-faced twill with inner warps (samit); silkOverall: 29 x 20 cm (11 7/16 x 7 7/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade 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
Royal Carpet with Silk and Metal Thread
Iran, Isfahan, Safavid Period
1926.533Brocaded gilt- and silver-metal thread; cotton warp, cotton and silk wefts; silk pile, asymmetrical knot, 295 per sq. in.Average: 205.7 x 142.3 cm (81 x 56 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade 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
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
Ceremonial Spittoon or Basin
1944.235Glass with enameled and gilded decorationDiameter: 31.8 cm (12 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
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
Large Dish with Artichokes
Turkey, Iznik, Ottoman Period, 16th Century
1995.17Fritware with underglaze-painted designDiameter: 36.4 cm (14 5/16 in.); Overall: 6.9 cm (2 11/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Decorations and Sleeve from a Tunic
Egypt, Islamic Umayyad or Abbasid period, 8th century
1982.107Wool; plain weave with slit-tapestry weaveAverage: 81 x 20.3 cm (31 7/8 x 8 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
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
Qur'an Manuscript Folio
Iran, Herat, Safavid Period, 16th century
1924.746Ink, gold, and colors on paperSheet: 28 x 17.4 cm (11 x 6 7/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Tapestry with golden lions and palmettes
Central Asia
1991.3Silk, gold thread; tapestry weaveOverall: 63.5 x 34.7 cm (25 x 13 11/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Bookbinding for a Koran
Turkey, Istanbul, Ottoman period, 15th century
1944.495Leather over paper pasteboards; outer cover tooled, blue paint; inner covers openwork designs over colored papersOverall: 36 x 81.6 cm (14 3/16 x 32 1/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade 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
Wine bearers in landscape, from a robe
Iran, Safavid period
1924.743Lampas: silkOverall: 83.5 x 37.5 cm (32 7/8 x 14 3/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Square Ornament from a Tunic
Egypt or Syria, Umayyad period, 8th century
1947.192Compound twill weave, silkAverage: 23.5 x 24.2 cm (9 1/4 x 9 1/2 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
Bottle
Early Islamic, Eastern Mediterranean
1915.548GlassOverall: 10.5 cm (4 1/8 in.)Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic TrustCCCC0
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
Silk curtain from the Alhambra palace
Spain, Granada, Nasrid period
1982.16Lampas and taqueté: silkOverall: 438.2 x 271.8 cm (172 1/2 x 107 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. 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
The Story of Hushang (recto),  Illustration and text (Persian Prose)...
Iran, Herat, Timurid Period, early 15th century
1931.452Ink and opaque watercolor on paperDudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Brocaded velvet with falconer and attendant in animated lattice, from a...
Iran, Kashan, Safavid period
1944.239Velvet, brocaded and pile-warp substitution: silk and gilt-metal threadOverall: 79.4 x 66.7 cm (31 1/4 x 26 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
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
Leaf from a Koran
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
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
Bottle
1944.488Glass with enameled and gilded decorationPurchase 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
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
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
Khusrau Surprising Shirin While Bathing
Iran, Kashan, Safavid period
1944.499Silk: velvet, pile-warp substitutionAverage: 19 x 15 cm (7 1/2 x 5 7/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade 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
Velvet panel with four youths smelling flowers
Iran, Isfahan or Yazd, Safavid period
1932.42Velvet, brocaded and pile-warp substitution: silk, gilt- and silver-metal threadOverall: 157.5 x 73.7 cm (62 x 29 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Folio from a Koran
Probably Egypt, Abbasid period
1933.493Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on parchmentSheet: 23.7 x 33.7 cm (9 5/16 x 13 1/4 in.)Edward L. Whittemore 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
Tent panel of a dragon slayer
Iran, Kashan, Safavid period
1948.205Velvet, cut, voided, brocaded, and pile-warp substitution: silk and gilt-metal stripsOverall: 69.9 x 54.6 cm (27 1/2 x 21 1/2 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
Bahram Visits the White Domed Pavilion (recto); part of Khamsa of Nizami...
Iran, Shiraz, Safavid period, 16th century
2006.146.aOpaque watercolor, ink and gold on paperImage: 26.8 x 17.5 cm (10 9/16 x 6 7/8 in.); Overall: 30.7 x 19.7 cm (12 1/16 x 7 3/4 in.)Gift of William Kelly Simpson in memory of his wife Marilyn M. Simpson and her grandparents Mr. and Mrs. John D. Rockefeller, Jr.CCCC0
Guilloche band, from a dalmatic of San Valero
Spain, probably Almeria
1928.650Tapestry weave: silk and gold threadOverall: 6.1 x 26.1 cm (2 3/8 x 10 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Cloth of gold with winged lions and griffins
Central Asia
1989.50Lampas: silk and gold threadOverall: 124 x 48.8 cm (48 13/16 x 19 3/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Qur'an Manuscript Folio
North Africa, Aghlabid or Abbasid, 9th century
1993.39Gold, ink and colors on parchmentSheet: 26.7 x 36.3 cm (10 1/2 x 14 5/16 in.)The Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Luxurious Woolen Tunic with Decorated Bands
and Roundels
Egypt, Islamic Umayyad period, 7th-8th Century
1972.46Weft-faced plain weave with slit-and dovetailed-tapestry weave, supplementary weft wrapping, embroidery; undyed linen, dyed woolOverall: 205 x 170.2 cm (80 11/16 x 67 in.)The A. W. Ellenberger, Sr., Endowment 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
Pillow cover with Arabic inscription
Egypt, al-Bahnasa
1959.48Tapestry weave: wool and linenOverall: 80 x 83.2 cm (31 1/2 x 32 3/4 in.); Mounted: 93.3 x 95.9 cm (36 3/4 x 37 3/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Jug
Iran or Iraq, Baghdad, Buyid Period, reign of Samsam al-Dawla
1966.22Gold with repoussé and chased and engraved decorationOverall: 12.5 x 10.2 cm (4 15/16 x 4 in.); Diameter of base: 7 cm (2 3/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Mosque Lamp
Syria or Egypt, Mamluk Dynasty
1981.10Glass with enameled and gilded decorationOverall: 39.5 cm (15 9/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Mosque Lamp
Turkey (Iznik), Ottoman Period, 16th Century
1944.236Fritware with underglaze-painted designOverall: 28.4 x 19.5 cm (11 3/16 x 7 11/16 in.); Diameter of rim: 17 cm (6 11/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
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
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
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
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
Text Page, Persian Prose (recto); The Story of Adam peace upon him, his...
Iran, Herat, Timurid Period, early 15th century
1945.384Ink and opaque watercolor on paperOverall: 42 x 32 cm (16 9/16 x 12 5/8 in.); Text area: 34.5 x 22.7 cm (13 9/16 x 8 15/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Folio from an Arabic translation of the Materia Medica of Dioscorides
Abdallah ibn al-Fadl (Iraq)
1977.91Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paperSheet: 33.1 x 24.5 cm (13 1/16 x 9 5/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Lion-headed Stand
Northern Iraq or Syria, Zengid or Ayyubid period
1931.453Cast brass inlaid with silverOverall: 14 cm (5 1/2 in.)Dudley P. Allen 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
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.)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
Harem #14
Lalla Essaydi (Moroccan, b. 1956)
2012.14Chromogenic print mounted to aluminumOverall: 101.6 x 76.2 cm (40 x 30 in.)The Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase Fund©
Silk fragment
Egypt or Iran, Ayyubid period, 1100s
1937.23Lampas: silkDudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Decorated Band from a Tunic or Curtain
Egypt, late Byzantine or early Islamic period, 7th Century
1960.275Tapestry weave with supplementary weft wrapping; undyed linen and dyed woolOverall: 8.2 x 24.7 cm (3 1/4 x 9 3/4 in.)Gift of The Textile Arts ClubCCCC0
Vase
Early Islamic, Eastern Mediterranean
1915.546GlassOverall: 6.1 x 5.5 x 3.3 cm (2 3/8 x 2 3/16 x 1 5/16 in.); Diameter of foot: 3 cm (1 3/16 in.)Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic TrustCCCC0
Persian Quatrains (Rubayi) and Calligraphic Exercises (recto); Persian...
Sultan Muhammad Khandan (Iranian, died after 1550)
1983.1115Ink, gold, and opaque watercolor on paperGift of Mrs. Mehmed A. Simsar in memory of Dr. Mehmed A. SimsarCCCC0
Samite fragments with double-headed eagles, from the tomb of Saint...
probably Byzantium
1951.92Samite: silkOverall: 118 x 165 cm (46 7/16 x 64 15/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Illuminated Folio from a Gulistan (Rose Garden) of Sa'di (c. 1213-1291)
style of Sultan 'Ali Mashhadi (Persian, 1430-1520) 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
Segmentum from a Tunic
Egypt, Abbasid period, second half of the 8th century
1969.38Tapestry; linen and woolOverall: 23.5 x 20.4 cm (9 1/4 x 8 1/16 in.)The A. W. Ellenberger, Sr., Endowment 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
Les Femmes Du Maroc: La Grande Odalisque
Lalla Essaydi (Moroccan, b. 1956)
2012.13Chromogenic print mounted to aluminum with a UV protective laminateOverall: 76.2 x 101.6 cm (30 x 40 in.)The Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase Fund©
Octagonal Mirror Case with Lid
Iran, probably Isfahan, Qajar period
1918.785Varnished lacquer and opaque watercolor over papier-mâchéGift of Mrs. L. E. HoldenCCCC0
Silk Decorative Tunic Band with a Hunter
Egypt or Syria, Islamic period, late Umayyad or Abbasid, 8th century
1939.505Complementary weft-faced twill with inner warps (samit); silkOverall: 27 x 6.4 cm (10 5/8 x 2 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Courtyard, Alhambra
Charles Clifford (British, 1819-1883)
1999.113Albumen print from wet collodion negativeImage: 29.5 x 40.7 cm (11 5/8 x 16 in.); Matted: 50.8 x 61 cm (20 x 24 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Towards Another Land
calligraphy by Hassan Massoudy (Iraq, 1944-) and 1 other
2013.65Pigments on paperPaper: 74.9 x 54.9 cm (29 1/2 x 21 5/8 in.)L. E. Holden Fund©
Illuminated Folio from a Gulistan (Rose Garden) of Sa'di (c. 1213-1291)
Sultan Ali Mashhadi (Iranian, c. 1440–1520)
2006.147Opaque 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
Cap
Egypt or Syria, Mamluk period, 1300s
1950.510Lampas, quilted: silkOverall: 11.4 x 16.5 x 16.5 cm (4 1/2 x 6 1/2 x 6 1/2 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
Cap with striped inscribed silk
Egypt or Syria, Mamluk period, probably Sultanate of Nasir al-Din Muhammad, 1293-1341
1985.5Lampas: silkOverall: 11.4 x 16.5 x 16.5 cm (4 1/2 x 6 1/2 x 6 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Qur'an Manuscript Folio
Iran or Iraq, Abbasid Period, 9th-10th century
1933.494Ink, gold, and color on parchmentSheet: 18.4 x 26 cm (7 1/4 x 10 1/4 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Fragmentary Icon Panel, Christ in Glory (?) and Evangelists
Egypt, Abbasid period, mid 8th - mid 9th centuries
1952.256Slit-and dovetailed-tapestry weave; woolOverall: 51.1 x 80.7 cm (20 1/8 x 31 3/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Rustam Lassoing his Horse, Rakhsh, in a Landscape (recto); Calligraphy,...
Iran, Herat, Timurid Period, late 15th century
1971.305Opaque watercolor, ink, gold and silver on paperGift of Mr. and Mrs. John D. MacDonaldCCCC0
Mosque Lamp
Turkey (Iznik), Ottoman Period, 16th Century
1944.287Fritware with underglaze-painted designOverall: 30.4 x 19.7 cm (11 15/16 x 7 3/4 in.); Diameter of rim: 19.7 cm (7 3/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Alexander the Great on Horseback
Egypt, Islamic Umayyad or Abbasid period, 8th century
1959.123Dyed wool, undyed linen; plain weave and slit-tapestry weaveOverall: 28.9 x 24.5 cm (11 3/8 x 9 5/8 in.)Gift of The Textile Arts ClubCCCC0
Tughra:  Shah Muhammad bin Ibrahim Khan, al-muzaffar daima (Sultan...
Turkey, Ottoman Period, reign of Sultan Mehmed IV, ruled: 1648-1687), 17th century
1944.525Opaque watercolor, gold and silver on paperOverall: 24.5 x 45.6 cm (9 5/8 x 17 15/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Tile Spandrel with Floral Sprays
Turkey, Iznik, Ottoman Period, 16th century
2004.70Fritware with red slip and underglaze-painted designOverall: 76 x 29.9 x 2.5 cm (29 15/16 x 11 3/4 x 1 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Dish
Spain, probably Valencia
488.1915Tin-glazed earthenware with luster-painted designDiameter: 42.6 cm (16 3/4 in.)Hinman B. Hurlbut CollectionCCCC0
Silk fragment with falconer riding a bull
Iran, Rayy, Seljuk period
1968.246Double cloth: silkOverall: 28 x 25.4 cm (11 x 10 in.)Gift of Ayyub RabenouCCCC0
Silk ikat wall hanging with five panels
Uzbekistan, Bukhara
2006.150Silk: warp-faced plain weave, warp-ikat; cotton weftOverall: 211.8 x 142.2 cm (83 3/8 x 56 in.)Gift of Guido GoldmanCCCC0
Roundels with camels bearing howdahs
Syria (?), 900s - 1000s
1986.90Plain weave variation with supplementary weft: silkOverall: 78.8 x 48.6 cm (31 x 19 1/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Figurine
Iran, early Islamic Period, 8th-10th Century
1962.346Carved boneOverall: 3.1 cm (1 1/4 in.)Gift of Edward GansCCCC0
Miniature Vase
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th-10th Century
1961.379IvoryDiameter: 4.2 cm (1 5/8 in.)Gift of Edward GansCCCC0
Lampas with roundels of the image of Christ in benedictory pose
Turkey, Bursa, Ottoman period
1916.1423Lampas: silk and gilt-metal threadOverall: 36.7 x 33.7 cm (14 7/16 x 13 1/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Wedding Veil
Tajikistan, Tajik tribe, 19th century
1916.1235Silk, cotton, embroideryAverage: 76.2 x 75.6 cm (30 x 29 3/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Lampas with foliate roundels
Spain, Granada, Nasrid period
1939.42Lampas: silk and gold threadAverage: 33 x 22.9 cm (13 x 9 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Nude Female Dancers from a Tunic
Egypt or Syria, Umayyad or Abbasid period, 8th century
1953.332Complementary weft-faced plain weave with inner warps (samit); silkOverall: 15.5 x 14 cm (6 1/8 x 5 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Lampas with heraldry of Castile and León, from a royal Christian robe
Spain, Granada, Nasrid period
1939.48Lampas: silk and gold threadOverall: 10.2 x 55.3 cm (4 x 21 3/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Textile with field of poppies on a golden ground
Iran, Safavid Period
1926.22Twill weave with supplementary weft, stamped: silk and gilt-metal threadOverall: 82 x 66.7 cm (32 5/16 x 26 1/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment with peacocks in ogival pattern
Iran or Iraq
1939.506Plain weave with supplementary weft: silkAverage: 23.5 x 22.9 cm (9 1/4 x 9 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Brocaded velvet cover with sunbursts
Turkey, Istanbul or Bursa
2008.146Velvet, brocaded: silk, gilt- and silver-metal thread, and cottonOverall: 180.7 x 128.3 cm (71 1/8 x 50 1/2 in.); Mounted: 185.4 x 134 cm (73 x 52 3/4 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Star and Cross Pattern from a Tomb Cover(?)
Byzantium, Islamic or Byzantine periods, 9th -10th Century
1977.17Complementary weft-faced plain weave with inner warps (samit); silkOverall: 8.5 x 24.1 cm (3 3/8 x 9 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Gilded Dish with Flowers and Leaves
Turkey, Iznik, Ottoman Period, late 16th century
1915.663Fritware with red slip, underglaze-painted design, and overglaze gildingDiameter: 29.8 cm (11 3/4 in.); Overall: 6.6 cm (2 5/8 in.)Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic TrustCCCC0
Dish
Caucasus or northern Iran
1915.595Fritware with underglaze-painted design in black slip ("Kubachi" ware)Diameter: 34.2 cm (13 7/16 in.)Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic TrustCCCC0
Striped Silk from a Garment
Spain, Granada, Nasrid period
1940.609Silk; lampas weaveOverall: 54.2 x 27.9 cm (21 5/16 x 11 in.)Bequest of James ParmeleeCCCC0
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
Persian Verses: The Fortieth Year of King Kisra Nushirwan's Reign and...
Iran, Tabriz, Ilkhanid period
1959.330.aInk and opaque watercolor on paperSheet: 59.3 x 40.2 cm (23 3/8 x 15 13/16 in.); Text area: 40.6 x 29.2 cm (16 x 11 1/2 in.)John L. Severance 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
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1963.656Bone, incisedOverall: 0.6 x 2.4 x 2.4 cm (1/4 x 15/16 x 15/16 in.)Gift of Edward GansCCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1963.645Bone, incisedOverall: 0.4 x 2.9 x 2.9 cm (3/16 x 1 1/8 x 1 1/8 in.)Gift of Edward GansCCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1963.662Bone, incisedOverall: 0.5 x 2.1 x 2.1 cm (3/16 x 13/16 x 13/16 in.)Gift of Edward GansCCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1962.325Bone, incisedOverall: 0.4 x 2.6 x 2.6 cm (3/16 x 1 x 1 in.)Gift of Edward GansCCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1962.322Bone, incisedOverall: 0.6 x 2.5 x 2.5 cm (1/4 x 1 x 1 in.)Gift of Edward GansCCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1962.320Bone, incisedOverall: 0.5 x 2.3 x 2.3 cm (3/16 x 7/8 x 7/8 in.)Gift of Edward GansCCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1961.374Bone, incisedOverall: 0.7 x 2.4 x 2.4 cm (1/4 x 15/16 x 15/16 in.)Gift of Edward GansCCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1962.144Bone, incisedOverall: 0.9 x 3 x 3 cm (3/8 x 1 3/16 x 1 3/16 in.)Gift of The Textile Arts ClubCCCC0
Lions from a Tunic
Egypt, Islamic Abbasid period, 8th - 9th Century
1982.83.aTapestry weave with supplementary weft wrapping; undyed linen and dyed woolOverall: 23 x 23 cm (9 1/16 x 9 1/16 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Reliquary bag with lions
Spain, probably Almeria
1931.462.cCloth d’areste, weft-faced lozenge twill variant: silk and gold threadAverage: 8 x 36.9 cm (3 1/8 x 14 1/2 in.)Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic TrustCCCC0
Tiraz with gold, probably from a wide sleeve
Egypt, Fatimid period, reign of Caliph al-Hakim, 1013–20
1950.549Plain weave with inwoven tapestry weave: linen, silk, and gold filéOverall: 23.5 x 62.3 cm (9 1/4 x 24 1/2 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Man's surcoat
Uzbekistan, Shahr-i Sabz
1916.1412Embroidery, cross-stitch: silkOverall: 150 x 218.4 cm (59 1/16 x 86 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Brocaded silk with foliate medallions from a kaftan
Turkey, Istanbul, Ottoman period
1924.741Lampas: silk and silver-metal threadOverall: 104.7 x 48.3 cm (41 1/4 x 19 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1963.642Bone, incisedOverall: 0.5 x 1.6 x 1.6 cm (3/16 x 5/8 x 5/8 in.)Gift of Edward GansCCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1963.638Bone, incisedOverall: 0.6 x 1.3 x 1.3 cm (1/4 x 1/2 x 1/2 in.)Gift of Edward GansCCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1962.335Bone, incisedOverall: 0.5 x 1.5 x 1.5 cm (3/16 x 9/16 x 9/16 in.)Gift of Edward GansCCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1962.343Bone, incisedOverall: 1 x 1.6 x 1.6 cm (3/8 x 5/8 x 5/8 in.)Gift of Edward GansCCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1962.324Bone, incisedOverall: 0.4 x 2.8 x 2.8 cm (3/16 x 1 1/8 x 1 1/8 in.)Gift of Edward GansCCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1961.366Bone, incisedOverall: 0.3 x 2.6 x 2.6 cm (1/8 x 1 x 1 in.)Gift of Edward GansCCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1962.140Bone, incisedOverall: 1 x 1.9 x 1.9 cm (3/8 x 3/4 x 3/4 in.)Gift of The Textile Arts ClubCCCC0
Flask
Islamic, probably from Syria/Palestine
1915.552GlassOverall: 10.8 x 8.3 x 1.8 cm (4 1/4 x 3 1/4 x 11/16 in.); Diameter of foot: 3 cm (1 3/16 in.)Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic TrustCCCC0
Brocaded velvet cushion cover with carnations
Turkey, Bursa
1984.27Velvet, brocaded: silk, gilt-and-silver-metal threadOverall: 128 x 67 cm (50 3/8 x 26 3/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. James Albert Ford, Leonard C. Hanna, Jr., The John Huntington Art and Polytechnic Trust, Mrs. Hermon A. Kelley, John D. Rockefeller, Jr., Mr. and Mrs. John L. Severance, Mrs. Harry Stratton, and J. H. Wade by exchangeCCCC0
Two Confronted Animals from a Tunic
Egypt, Islamic period, Abbasid, 8th - 9th century
1983.256Plain weave with slit-tapestry weave, applied; dyed wool, undyed linenOverall: 13 x 18.5 cm (5 1/8 x 7 5/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Fragment with peacocks and inscription
Iraq, probably Baghdad, Seljuq period
1938.300Plain weave: silk warp and cotton weft (mulham); embroidery, couched and split stitches: silk, gilt and silver threadOverall: 31.5 x 40.5 cm (12 3/8 x 15 15/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Woman’s robe
Uzbekistan, Bukhara
2009.267Velvet ikat: silkOverall: 132.1 x 150 cm (52 x 59 1/16 in.)Gift of Arlene C. CooperCCCC0
Velvet with gold discs
Iran, probably Tabriz, Ilkhanid period
1918.225Silk, gilt-metal thread; brocaded velvetOverall: 30.5 x 20.4 cm (12 x 8 1/16 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1963.659Bone, incisedOverall: 0.5 x 2.9 x 2.9 cm (3/16 x 1 1/8 x 1 1/8 in.)Gift of Edward GansCCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1963.637Bone, incisedOverall: 0.4 x 2.3 x 2.3 cm (3/16 x 7/8 x 7/8 in.)Gift of Edward GansCCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1963.643Bone, incisedOverall: 0.5 x 1.8 x 1.8 cm (3/16 x 11/16 x 11/16 in.)Gift of Edward GansCCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1962.317Bone, incisedOverall: 0.7 x 1.8 x 1.8 cm (1/4 x 11/16 x 11/16 in.)Gift of Edward GansCCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1961.365Bone, incisedOverall: 1 x 1.9 x 1.9 cm (3/8 x 3/4 x 3/4 in.)Gift of Edward GansCCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1961.352Bone, incisedOverall: 0.5 x 2.4 x 2.4 cm (3/16 x 15/16 x 15/16 in.)Gift of Edward GansCCCC0
Figurine
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1961.378Bone, incisedOverall: 8.9 x 3.1 x 0.5 cm (3 1/2 x 1 1/4 x 3/16 in.)Gift of Edward GansCCCC0
Ring
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1961.376BoneOverall: 0.8 x 4 x 2.9 cm (5/16 x 1 9/16 x 1 1/8 in.)Gift of Edward GansCCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1962.143Bone, incisedOverall: 0.4 x 2.9 x 2.9 cm (3/16 x 1 1/8 x 1 1/8 in.)Gift of The Textile Arts ClubCCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1962.136Bone, incisedOverall: 0.5 x 2.8 x 2.8 cm (3/16 x 1 1/8 x 1 1/8 in.)Gift of The Textile Arts ClubCCCC0
Figurine
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1962.148Bone, incisedOverall: 12.3 x 3.2 x 0.6 cm (4 13/16 x 1 1/4 x 1/4 in.)Gift of The Textile Arts ClubCCCC0
Fragment of a Segmentum with Palmette Tree, Lions and Birds
Egypt, Islamic period, 8th - 9th century
1983.150Tapestry applied to tabby cloth; linen and woolOverall: 15.5 x 16.5 cm (6 1/8 x 6 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Bridal wedding sash
Morocco, Fez
1999.253Lampas, warps dyed on the loom: silkOverall: 396.8 x 38 cm (156 1/4 x 14 15/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1963.649GlassOverall: 0.7 x 2.6 x 2.6 cm (1/4 x 1 x 1 in.)Gift of Edward GansCCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1963.632Bone, incisedOverall: 0.7 x 1.5 x 1.5 cm (1/4 x 9/16 x 9/16 in.)Gift of Edward GansCCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1963.627Bone, incisedOverall: 0.4 x 3 x 3 cm (3/16 x 1 3/16 x 1 3/16 in.)Gift of Edward GansCCCC0
Spindle Whorl
Iran, early Islamic period, 8th - 10th century
1963.661Bone, incisedOverall: 0.6 x 1.5 x 1.5 cm (1/4 x 9/16 x 9/16 in.)Gift of Edward GansCCCC0