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Page of Calligraphy with Stenciled and Painted Borders from a Subhat al-Abrar (Rosary of the Devout) of Jami

Author: Maulana Nur al-Din `Abd al-Rahman Jami
(1414–92)

Calligrapher: Sultan `Ali Mashhadi (ca.1440–1520)
Object Name: Folio from an illustrated manuscript
Date: text, ca. 1500; borders, first quarter 17th century
Geography: present-day Afghanistan or Iran, Herat or Mashhad; India
Culture: Islamic
Medium: Ink, gold, and opaque watercolor on paper
Dimensions: Overall page: H. 12 11/16 in. (32.2 cm) W. 8 1/8 in. (20.6 cm) Border: H. 11 7/8 in. (30.2 cm) W. 6 5/16 in. (16 cm) Text: H. 8 in. (20.3 cm) W. 3 5/8 in. (9.2 cm)
Classification: Codices
Credit Line: Louis E. and Theresa S. Seley Purchase Fund for Islamic Art, 1985
Accession Number: 1985.149

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