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Page of Calligraphy from the Kulliyat of Sa'di

Object Name:
Non-illustrated album leaf
Date:
18th century
Geography:
Attributed to Iran
Medium:
Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Dimensions:
H. 8 5/8 inches W. 5 1/8 inches H. 22 cms W; 13 cms
Classification:
Codices
Credit Line:
The Friends of the Islamic Department Fund, 1982
Accession Number:
1982.120.5
Not on view
Signature: mashqhu abd al-majid (copied by the humble slave, Abd al-Majid)

Inscription: The signature appears at the bottom of the verses as 'mashqhu abd al-majid'.
Philip Hofer, Cambridge, MA (until 1982; sold to MMA)
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