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Tuhfat al-Ahrar (The Gift to the Noble)

Author:
Maulana Nur al-Din `Abd al-Rahman Jami (1414–92)
Object Name:
Folio from a non-illustrated manuscript
Date:
1485–90
Geography:
Attributed to present-day Afghanistan, probably Herat
Medium:
Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Dimensions:
9 5/8 x 6 1/4in. (24.4 x 15.9cm)
Classification:
Codices
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1946
Accession Number:
46.178.2
Not on view
Annette E. Sagaphi, New York (until 1946; sold to MMA)
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "The Celestial Pen: Islamic Calligraphy," September 28, 1982–February 7, 1983, no catalogue.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "The Perfect Page: The Art of Embellishment in Islamic Book Design," May 17, 1991–August 18, 1991, no catalogue.

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