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Overflap and Inside Cover of a Khamsa (Quintet) of Nizami

Nizami (Ilyas Abu Muhammad Nizam al-Din of Ganja) (probably 1141–1217)

Calligrapher:
Sultan Muhammad Nur (ca. 1472–ca. 1536)
Calligrapher:
Mahmud Muzahhib
Artist:
Painted by Shaikh Zada
Object Name:
Illustrated manuscript
Date:
dated A.H. 931/ A.D. 1524–25
Geography:
present-day Afghanistan, Herat
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Binding: leather; embossed; gold and color Manuscript: ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Dimensions:
12 5/8 x 8 3/4 in. (32.1 x 22.2 cm)
Classification:
Wood
Credit Line:
Gift of Alexander Smith Cochran, 1913
Accession Number:
13.228.7.1
446590:11

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