Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University
Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University


iznik

Turkish (Iznik), Dish, c. 1580-1585. Stonepaste: underglaze painted; 10½ inches diameter (26.7 cm). © 2008 David Franzen. Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Art, Honolulu, Hawai’i.

handmirror

Northern Indian, Hand mirror, 19th century. Jade, gold, gemstones and mica; 9.125 inches diameter (23.18 cm). © 2006 David Franzen. Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Art, Honolulu, Hawai‘i.

suzani

Iranian, Woman with a Cat, late 18th century. Oil on canvas, 64½ x 34¾ inches (163.8 x 88.3 cm).  © Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Art, Honolulu, Hawai’i.

suzani

Uzbekistani (Bukhara region), Suzani, late 19th or early 20th century. Cotton and silk threads, 90 x 67 inches (228.6 x 170.2 cm). © Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Art, Honolulu, Hawai’i.


Indian (Delhi), Jhabbedar (pair of ear ornaments), 19th century. Enameled gold with white sapphires, rubies, seed pearls, and emerald beads; 9½ inches length (24.1 cm). © Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Art, Honolulu, Hawai‘i.

Northern Indian, Rosewater sprinkler, 18th to 19th century. Glass, mold-blown and free-blown; 15¾ x 5 inches (39.1 x 12.7 cm). © Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Art, Honolulu, Hawai‘i.


doorsIranian, Pair of doors, late 19th century. Wood, pigments, varnish and metal hardware; approximately 77½ x 20 ¼ x 1¾ inches (196.9 x 51.4 x 4.4 cm). © 2004 David Franzen. Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Art, Honolulu, Hawai‘i
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doors_detail

Iranian, Pair of doors (detail), late 19th century. Wood, pigments, varnish and metal hardware; approximately 77½ x 20¼ x 1¾ inches (196.9 x 51.4 x 4.4 cm). © 2004 David Franzen. Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Art, Honolulu, Hawai‘i.