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

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