Double Page in Nasta'liq Script from a Yusuf and Zulaikha of Jami
Maulana Nur al-Din `Abd al-Rahman Jami (1414–92)
Bifolio from an illustrated manuscript
second half 16th century
Attributed to Iran, Shiraz
Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
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)
Cora Timken Burnett Collection of Persian Miniatures and Other Persian Art Objects, Bequest of Cora Timken Burnett, 1956
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.