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Author:
Jami (died 1492)  Search this
Medium:
Ink and gold on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 25.4 x 15.1 cm (10 x 5 15/16 in)
Type:
Manuscript
Origin:
Qazvin, Iran
Date:
1557
Period:
Safavid period
Description:
Folio from a dispersed copy of Yusuf u Zulaykha by Jami; Persian in black nasta'liq script; recto: text, 2 columns, 14 lines; verso: text, 2 columns, 14 lines; one of a group of 13.
Border: The recto is set in gold, green, and black rulings on pink paper with flower and bird motifs. The verso is set in gold, green, and black rulings on a pink paper with ibex, deers, birds in landscape.
Collection:
Freer Gallery of Art Collection
Topic:
flower  Search this
deer  Search this
ibex  Search this
Safavid period (1501 - 1722)  Search this
Yusuf  Search this
Zulaykha  Search this
nasta'liq script  Search this
illumination  Search this
Iran  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1953.71
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Related Online Resources:
Google Cultural Institute
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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/ye374e20def-abf8-468f-b22a-33bb1f6cc5f8
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1953.71