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Mantiq al-tair (Language of the Birds)

Sultan 'Ali al-Mashhadi (active late 15th–early 16th century)

Author:
Farid al-Din `Attar (ca. 1142–1220)
Object Name:
Folio from an illustrated manuscript
Date:
dated A.H. 892/ A.D. 1487
Geography:
present-day Afghanistan, Herat
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Opaque watercolor, silver, and gold on paper
Dimensions:
Painting: H. 9 3/4 in. (24.8 cm) W. 5 1/2 in. (14 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:
63.210.35
451730:4

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