CDR-1293: SR Set: Islamic Art

The Metropolitan Museum of Art offers an incredibly rich collection of Art in the Arab Lands, Turkey, Iran, Central Asia and Later South Asia that allows for detailed study of the evolving culture of Islam. Our Image Set is based on outlines and images used in the Museum catalog as well as additional selections beginning with the depiction of the Caliph of Baghdad , The Art of the Caliphates (7 - 10th cent.), Art of Spain, North Africa and the Western Mediterranean, Art of the Eastern Islamic Lands (9th to 14th cent), Art of Egypt and Syria (10th to 16th cent.), Art of Iran and Central Asia (15th to 19th cent.), Art of the Ottoman Court and Art of South Asia (14th to 19th cent.)



Met-2106
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Title: Box
Description: top of lid
Vendor: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Met-2042
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Title: Nan va Halva (Breads and Sweets)
Description: folio 6, verso
Vendor: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Kia-0562
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Title: Qutb Complex
Description: Gateway (Ala'i Darvaza), total, view NE
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Kia-0563
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Title: Qutb Complex
Description: Gateway (Ala'i Darvaza), general detail, highly carved S face showing true arches
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Kia-0564
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Title: Qutb Complex
Description: Gateway (Ala'i Darvaza), close detail arch & spandrel showing true arches
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Kia-0565
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Title: Qutb Complex
Description: Gateway (Ala'i Darvaza), window with pierced stone screen (jali) in context of elaborately carved calligraphy
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Kia-0567
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Title: Qutb Complex
Description: Gateway (Ala'i Darvaza), plinth detail with carved geometric ornament
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Kia-0568
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Title: Qutb Complex
Description: Gateway (Ala'i Darvaza), close view, carved geometric ornament of plinth
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Lib-0770
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Title: Humayun's Tomb
Creator(s): Mirak Mirza Ghiyas
Description: Total mausoleum on axis
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Mia-2037
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Title: Agra Fort
Description: Jahangiri Mahal (Akbar period), total of west (landward) façade
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Mia-2038
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Title: Agra Fort
Description: Jahangiri Mahal, north end of west façade
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Mia-2039
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Title: Agra Fort
Description: Jahangiri Mahal, central entrance portal
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Mia-2040
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Title: Agra Fort
Description: Jahangiri Mahal, detail: balcony and façade ornament of entrance portal
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Mia-2041
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Title: Agra Fort
Description: Jahangiri Mahal, general view: interior courtyard
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Mia-2042
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Title: Agra Fort
Description: Jahangiri Mahal, detail: ornately carved roof brackets
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Lia-2027
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Title: Fatehpur Sikri
Description: Congregational mosque (Jami Masjid), view of central bay & south side wing of main prayer chamber at west wall from inner courtyard
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Lia-2034
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Title: Fatehpur Sikri
Description: Emperor's Gate (Badshahi Darwaza), west side of sacred precinct, view from inner courtyard
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Lia-2025
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Title: Fatehpur Sikri
Description: Lofty Gate (Buland Darwaza), closer view
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Lia-2003
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Title: Fatehpur Sikri
Description: Palace of Five Stories (Panch Mahal), general view from civic court
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Lia-2011
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Title: Fatehpur Sikri
Description: Main harem quarters (Jodh Bai's Palace ) in residential court, detail: main entrance portal
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Lia-2008
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Title: Fatehpur Sikri
Description: Astrologer's Seat pavilion, close detail: decorative struts
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Lia-2007
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Title: Fatehpur Sikri
Description: Astrologer's Seat pavilion (adjacent to Ankh Michauli, possibly the imperial treasury), general view, northwest end of civic court
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Mia-2003
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Title: Taj Mahal
Creator(s): Ustad Ahmad Ma'mar Lahori
Description: Detail: mausoleum's front façade and its reflection in pool
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Mia-2006
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Title: Taj Mahal
Creator(s): Ustad Ahmad Ma'mar Lahori
Description: Close detail: lavish ornamentation at base of dome
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Mia-2009
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Title: Taj Mahal
Creator(s): Ustad Ahmad Ma'mar Lahori
Description: View upward of central dome and flanking domed pavilion with ornamentation
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Mia-2010
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Title: Taj Mahal
Creator(s): Ustad Ahmad Ma'mar Lahori
Description: Close detail: marble with pietra dura inlay and calligraphy of Koranic verses at entrance portal
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Mia-2011
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Title: Taj Mahal
Creator(s): Ustad Ahmad Ma'mar Lahori
Description: Close detail: marble with pietra dura inlay of floral motifs at entrance portal
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Mia-2012
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Title: Taj Mahal
Creator(s): Ustad Ahmad Ma'mar Lahori
Description: Close detail: sculpted marble relief frieze at entrance
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Mia-2013
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Title: Taj Mahal
Creator(s): Ustad Ahmad Ma'mar Lahori
Description: Close detail: sculpted floral motifs and pietra dura inlay on the dado at mausoleum's base
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Mia-2017
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Title: Guest/Rest House of the Taj Mahal
Creator(s): Ustad Ahmad Ma'mar Lahori
Description: Total view: guest/rest house to the right (east) of mausoleum
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Mia-2021
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Title: Guest/Rest House of the Taj Mahal
Creator(s): Ustad Ahmad Ma'mar Lahori
Description: Detail: geometric & floral patterns at entrance portals of guest house
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Mia-2025
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Title: Guest/Rest House of the Taj Mahal
Creator(s): Ustad Ahmad Ma'mar Lahori
Description: Detail: Koranic inscription and pietra dura inlay of entrance gatehouse
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Mia-2067
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Title: Red Fort (Lal Qila)
Creator(s): Ghayrat and Makramat Khan
Description: Delhi Gate, southern portions, view NNE
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Mia-2068
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Title: Red Fort (Lal Qila)
Creator(s): Ghayrat and Makramat Khan
Description: Detail: fortress wall & upper portions of Delhi Gate
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Mia-2055
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Title: Jami Mosque (Masjid), Delhi
Description: Total from front with two minarets
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Mia-2056
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Title: Jami Mosque (Masjid), Delhi
Description: Left half of main façade, with water tank (dukka)
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Mia-2060
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Title: Jami Mosque (Masjid), Delhi
Description: Close detail: decoration of arcade with inlaid Persian inscriptions
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Met-3921
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Title: Basin with a Horseman Spearing a Serpent
Vendor: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Met-4296
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Title: Deep Dish
Description: back
Vendor: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Met-05906
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Title: Textile Fragment
Vendor: The Metropolitan Museum of Art