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Folio from the Silsilat al-dhahab (Chain of gold) in the Haft awrang (Seven thrones) by Jami (d.1492)

Catalog Data

Calligrapher:
Malik al-Daylami  Search this
Medium:
Ink, opaque watercolor and gold on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 34.2 x 23.2 cm (13 7/16 x 9 1/8 in)
Type:
Manuscript
Origin:
Iran
Date:
1556-1565
Period:
Safavid period
Description:
Folio from the Silsilat al-dhahab (Chain of gold) from the Haft awrang (Seven thrones) by Jami; text: Persian in black nasta'liq script; recto: text, seal impression; verso: text; illuminated headings in red and blue; gold column dividers; four columns, twenty-one lines of text; one of a group of 304 folios.
Border: The recto and the verso are set in multicolored rulings on a pink ground with gold floral motifs.
Provenance:
To 1946
Hagop Kevorkian (1872-1962), New York. [1]
From 1946
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Hagop Kevorkian, New York. [2]
Notes:
[1] Object file, undated folder sheet note. See also, Freer Gallery of Art Purchase List after 1920, Collections Management Office.
[2] See note 1.
Collection:
Freer Gallery of Art Collection
Exhibition History:
Untitled Exhibition, Institute of Fine Arts, Detroit, 1930 (1930)
Previous custodian or owner:
Hagop Kevorkian (1872-1962)
Topic:
Safavid period (1501 - 1722)  Search this
poetry  Search this
nasta'liq script  Search this
illumination  Search this
India  Search this
Haft awrang  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1946.12.23
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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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/ye3e5c71cec-4941-4833-8607-f28bd8f6d94e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1946.12.23