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"Allusion to Sura 27:16", Folio from a Mantiq al-tair (Language of the Birds)

Farid al-Din `Attar (ca. 1142–1220)

Object Name:
Folio from an illustrated manuscript
Date:
A.H. 892/A.D. 1486
Geography:
present-day Afghanistan, Herat
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Dimensions:
15 1/2 x 8in. (39.4 x 20.3cm)
Classification:
Codices
Credit Line:
Fletcher Fund, 1963
Accession Number:
63.210.47
451732

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