Calligraphic Folio with Persian Verses

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Six lines of Persian poetry in nasta’liq appear in the central panel. The borders of this folio are executed with stenciling and marbling, through which figures of seated animals appear against a speckled ground.

Calligraphic Folio with Persian Verses, Opaque watercolor and gold on paper

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