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Page of Calligraphy

Object Name:
Non-illustrated album leaf
Date:
17th century
Geography:
Iran
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paper
Dimensions:
6 1/2 x 3 1/4 in. (16.5 x 8.3 cm)
Classification:
Codices
Credit Line:
Gift of Tabbagh Frères, 1911
Accession Number:
11.6.3
Not on view
Signature: In Arabic, in lower right corner: "The little in worth, Abd ar-Rashid ash-Sharif al-Husayni, [God] pardon his sins."
Tabbagh Frères, Paris and New York (until 1911; gifted to MMA)
"An Exhibition Organized by the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the American Federation of Arts." In 5000 Years of Art from the Collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art:. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1981. no. 24B, ill. (b/w).



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