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Divan shu'r al-Hadira (The collected verses of al-Hadira)

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At A Glance

  • Period

    February 1283 (781 A.H.)
  • Geography

    Iran or Iraq
  • Material

    Ink and gold on paper
  • Dimension

    H x W: 27.7 x 20.5 cm (10 7/8 x 8 1/16 in)
  • Accession Number

    F1937.28
  • EDAN ID

    edanmdm:fsg_F1937.28

Object Details

  • Calligrapher

    Ya'qut al-Musta'simi
  • Description

    Manuscript; Divan Shu'r al-Hadira (The collected verses of al-Hadira); text: Arabic in black naskh and thuluth scripts; 13 folios with a title page (folio1 recto), and 1 dated, signed colophon (folio 13verso); seal (folio1 recto); standard page: one column, 9 lines of text.
    Border: The manuscript is bound in dark brown leather over pasteboards with gold tooling and doublures of red leather.
  • Inscriptions

    Colophon, folio 13 verso: "written by Yaqut in the month of Dhu'l-qa'da in the year [A.H.] 781 [February 1283 A.D].
  • Provenance

    To 1937
    Hagop Kevorkian (1872-1962), New York. [1]
    From 1937
    Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Hagop Kevorkian, New York. [2]
    Notes:
    [1] Curatorial Remark 1 in the object record.
    [2] See note 1.
  • Collection

    Freer Gallery of Art Collection
  • Previous custodian or owner

    Hagop Kevorkian (1872-1962)
  • Origin

    Iran or Iraq
  • Credit Line

    Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
  • Type

    Manuscript
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