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"The Concourse of the Birds", Folio from a Mantiq al-tair (Language of the Birds)

Painting by Habiballah of Sava
(active ca. 1590–1610)

Author: Farid al-Din `Attar (ca. 1142–1220)
Object Name: Folio from an illustrated manuscript
Date: ca. 1600
Geography: Iran, Isfahan
Culture: Islamic
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, gold, and silver, on paper
Dimensions: Painting: H. 10 in. (25.4 cm) W. 4 1/2in. (11.4cm) Page: H. 13 in. (33 cm) W. 8 3/16 in. (20.8 cm) Mat: H. 19 1/4 in. (48.9 cm) W. 14 1/4 in. (36.2 cm)
Classification: Codices
Credit Line: Fletcher Fund, 1963
Accession Number: 63.210.11

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