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

Calligrapher:
Sultan `Ali Mashhadi (ca.1440–1520)
Object Name:
Illustrated manuscript
Date:
1499–1500
Geography:
Attributed to present-day Afghanistan, Herat
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper; lacquer binding
Dimensions:
9 1/2 x 6in. (24.1 x 15.2cm)
Classification:
Codices
Credit Line:
Gift of Alexander Smith Cochran, 1913
Accession Number:
13.228.20
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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