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"Shaikh San'an beneath the Window of the Christian Maiden", Folio from a Mantiq al-tair (Language of the Birds)

Author: Farid al-Din `Attar
(ca. 1142–1220)

Calligrapher: Sultan `Ali Mashhadi (ca.1440–1520)
Object Name: Folio from an illustrated manuscript
Date: ca. 1600
Geography: Iran, Isfahan
Culture: Islamic
Medium: Opaque watercolor, silver, and gold on paper
Dimensions: Painting: H. 2 7/8 in. (7.4 cm) W. 4 1/2 in. (11.4 cm) Page: H. 13 in. (33 cm) W. 8 1/2 in. (21.6 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: 63.210.18

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