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Divan (Collected Works) of Jami

Author: Maulana Nur al-Din `Abd al-Rahman Jami (1414–92)
Calligrapher: `Abd al-Karim al-Khwarazmi
Object Name: Illustrated manuscript
Date: ca. 1480
Geography: Iran, Shiraz
Culture: Islamic
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper; leather binding
Dimensions: 10 x 6in. (25.4 x 15.3cm)
Classification: Codices
Credit Line: Gift of Alexander Smith Cochran, 1913
Accession Number: 13.228.4

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