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"A Contest of Skill in Archery on Horseback", Folio from a Divan (Collected Works) of Mir 'Ali Shir Nava'i

Calligrapher:
Qasim 'Ali of Shiraz
Object Name:
Folio from an illustrated manuscript
Date:
1580
Geography:
Attributed to Iran
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Dimensions:
Image 4 9/16 in x 6 3/4 in. Page 7 in. x 10 1/2 in. Mat 14 1/14 in. x 19 1/4 in.
Classification:
Codices
Credit Line:
Gift of Alexander Smith Cochran, 1913
Accession Number:
13.228.21.3
Not on view
Alexander Smith Cochran, Yonkers, NY (until 1913; gifted to MMA)
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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