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Double Page in Nasta'liq Script from a Yusuf and Zulaikha of Jami

Author:
Maulana Nur al-Din `Abd al-Rahman Jami (1414–92)
Object Name:
Bifolio from an illustrated manuscript
Date:
second half 16th century
Geography:
Attributed to Iran, Shiraz
Medium:
Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Dimensions:
Entire Book: H. 9 9/16 in. (24.3 cm) W. 6 3/16 in. (15.7 cm) Thickness: 1 13/16 in. (4.6 cm) Text: 9 in. (22.9 cm) x 5 1/4in. (13.3cm)
Classification:
Codices
Credit Line:
Cora Timken Burnett Collection of Persian Miniatures and Other Persian Art Objects, Bequest of Cora Timken Burnett, 1956
Accession Number:
57.51.39
Not on view
Inscription: The colophon on page 352 does not provide date or the name of the calligrapher. This page is mistakenly recorded as 302 in the cards. 0 represents 5 in Persian. The photo on the card is not a photograph of the colophon page but the preceding page (351).
Lall Ram Pershad, India (until 1909; to Lall); Ganeshi Lall, Agra, India (1909–35; to Timken Burnett); Cora Timken Burnett, Alpine, NJ (1935–d. 1956; bequeathed to MMA)
New York. Bronx Museum of the Arts. "Games Exhibition," February 1, 1972–March 1, 1972, no catalogue.

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