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Folio from a Manuscript by Mir Ali Shir Nava'i

Object Name:
Folio from an illustrated manuscript
Date:
early 16th century
Geography:
Attributed to present-day Uzbekistan, Bukhara
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Dimensions:
5 7/8 x 4in. (14.9 x 10.2cm)
Classification:
Codices
Credit Line:
Samuel D. Lee Fund, 1940
Accession Number:
40.39.2
Not on view
[ Hassan Khan Monif, New York, until 1940; sold to MMA]
Venice. Fondazione Giorgio Cini. "Miniature Islamiche dal XIII al XIX Secolo," 1962, no. 54.

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