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Divan (Collected Works) of Mir 'Ali Shir Nava'i

Sultan `Ali Mashhadi (ca.1440–1520)
Object Name:
Illustrated manuscript
present-day Afghanistan, Herat
Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper; lacquer binding
9 1/2 x 6in. (24.1 x 15.2cm)
Credit Line:
Gift of Alexander Smith Cochran, 1913
Accession Number:
Not on view
Alexander Smith Cochran, Yonkers, NY (until 1913; gifted to MMA)
Jackson, A. V. Williams, and A. Yohannan. Catalogue of the Collection of Persian Manuscripts, Including also some Turkish and Arabic, Presented to the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York by Alexander Smith Cochran. Columbia University Indo Iranian Series, vol. 1. New York: Columbia University Press, 1912. no. 21, pp. 160-163, ill. (2 b/w).

Valentiner, William Reinhold. "The Cochran Collection of Persian Manuscripts." Museum of Metropolitan Art Bulletin, old series, vol. 8 (1913). pp. 80-86.

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