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Page of Calligraphy from a Mantiq al-tair (Language of the Birds)

Author:
Farid al-Din `Attar (ca. 1142–1220)
Object Name:
Folio from an illustrated manuscript
Date:
16th–17th century
Geography:
Attributed to Iran
Medium:
Opaque watercolor, ink, silver, and gold on paper
Classification:
Codices
Credit Line:
Fletcher Fund, 1963
Accession Number:
63.210.54
Not on view
Shah Abbas I, Isfahan, Iran (ca. 1600–1608; presented to Ardebil Shrine); Ardebil Shrine, Iran (ca. 1608–sack of Ardebil, 1826); M. Farid Parbanta(until 1963; sale, Sotheby's, London,December 9, 1963, no. 111, to MMA)
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