Pages of Calligraphy from a Sharafnama (Book of Honour) of Nizami, Nizami (Ilyas Abu Muhammad Nizam al-Din of Ganja) (probably 1141–1217), Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper

Pages 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:
Folios from a non-illustrated manuscript
Date:
ca. 1620–30
Geography:
Attributed to India, Deccan, Golconda
Medium:
Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Dimensions:
H. 12 1/16 in. (30.6 cm)
W. 7 1/2 in. (19 cm)
Classification:
Codices
Credit Line:
Gift of Jeffrey Kossak, The Kronos Collections, 1986
Accession Number:
1986.500.2a–h
Not on view
Kronos Collections, New York (until 1986; gifted to MMA)