Folio from a Yusuf u Zulaykha by Jami (d. 1492)

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At A Glance

  • Period

  • Geography

    Qazvin, Iran
  • Material

    Ink and gold on paper
  • Dimension

    H x W: 25.1 x 14.8 cm (9 7/8 x 5 13/16 in)
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Object Details

  • Author

    Jami (died 1492)
  • Description

    Detached folio from a dispersed copy of Yusuf u Zulaykha by Jami; text: Persian in black nasta'liq script; recto: text: 2 columns, 14 lines; verso: text: 2 columns, 14 lines; one of a group of 13 folios.
    Border: The recto is set in gold, green, and black rulings on a brown ground with horse, rock, landscape, and bird motifs. The verso is set in gold, green, and black rulings on a brown ground with floral rinceaux and feline heads devouring antelopes, mounted on red-brown paper.
  • Collection

    Freer Gallery of Art Collection
  • Origin

    Qazvin, Iran
  • Credit Line

    Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
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