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Page of Calligraphy from a Sharafnama (Book of Honour) of Nizami

Author:
Nizami (Ilyas Abu Muhammad Nizam al-Din of Ganja) (probably 1141–1217)
Object Name:
Folio from a non-illustrated manuscript
Date:
ca. 1620–30
Geography:
India, Deccan, Golconda
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Dimensions:
H. 12 3/8 in. (31.5 cm) W. 7 15/16 in. (20.1 cm)
Classification:
Codices
Credit Line:
Gift of Jeffrey Kossak, The Kronos Collections, 1986
Accession Number:
1986.500.1
Not on view
Kronos Collections, New York (until 1986; gifted to MMA)
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