Folio from a Yusuf-u Zulaykha by Jami (d. 1492); Sarlawh and text

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At A Glance

  • Period

    16th century
  • Geography

    Iran
  • Material

    Ink, opaque watercolor and gold on paper
  • Dimension

    H x W (overall): 25.8 x 16 cm (10 3/16 x 6 5/16 in)
  • Accession Number

    S1986.359
  • EDAN ID

    edanmdm:fsg_S1986.359

Object Details

  • Author

    Jami (died 1492)
  • Description

    Detached folio from a dispersed copy of Yusuf-u Zulaykha from the Haft awrang (Seven thrones) by Jami; text: Persian in black nasta'liq script; sarlawh, two columns, nine lines of text.
    Border: The text is set in gold, black, purple, and blue rulings mounted on an orange colored, gold-sprinkled paperboard.
  • Origin

    Iran
  • Credit Line

    Purchase — Smithsonian Unrestricted Trust Funds, Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program, and Dr. Arthur M. Sackler
  • Type

    Manuscript
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