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Author:
Sultan Husayn Mirza (1470-1506)  Search this
Medium:
Ink and color on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 23.8 x 15 cm (9 3/8 x 5 7/8 in)
Type:
Manuscript
Origin:
Herat, Afghanistan
Date:
ca. 1490
Period:
Timurid period
Description:
Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Divan (collected poems) by Sultan Husayn Mirza; Eastern Turkish in white nasta'liq script with the title in an illuminated band; verses of poem executed in qat' (cut-out technique); one of a group of two folios (with F.1929.66).
Border: Folio is mounted on a green ground, set in red, gold, blue and white rulings on gold-sprinkled paper.
Collection:
Freer Gallery of Art Collection
Exhibition History:
Nasta’liq: The Genius of Persian Calligraphy (Saturday, September 13, 2014 - Sunday, May 03, 2015)
Arts of the Islamic World (May 3, 1998 to January 3, 2016)
Nastaliq Calligraphy (September 23, 1982 to January 20, 1984)
Untitled Exhibition, South Asian and Persian Art (March 24, 1930 to March 14, 1931)
Topic:
Timurid period (1378 - 1506)  Search this
nasta'liq script  Search this
illumination  Search this
Afghanistan  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1929.67
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Related Online Resources:
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye395737685-605e-4f04-abf1-5c7259f31af6
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1929.67