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Firman (Official Decree) With Illuminated Heading

Object Name:
Firman
Date:
dated A.H. 957/A.D. 1550
Geography:
Attributed to India, Deccan, Bidar
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Dimensions:
25 1/4 x 7 5/8 in. (64.2 x 19.3 cm)
Classification:
Codices
Credit Line:
Persian Heritage Foundation, Rogers Fund, and Louis E. and Theresa S. Seley Purchase Fund for Islamic Art, 1998
Accession Number:
1998.260
Not on view
Inscription: Writing in Persian, including date.
[ History & Art Consultants Ltd., London, until 1998; sold to MMA]
Haidar, Navina, and Marika Sardar. "The Metropolitan Museum of Art Symposia." In Sultans of the South: Art of India's Deccan Courts. Brugge, Belgium: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2011. p. 6, ill. fig. 3.



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