Imperial edict of Sultan Ahmed II

Historical period(s)
Ottoman period, 1694
Medium
Color and gold on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 164 x 48 cm (64 9/16 x 18 7/8 in)
Geography
Turkey
Credit Line
Gift of the Honorable and Mrs. George McGhee
Accession Number
F1985.16
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Calligraphy, Document
Type

Firman

Keywords
divani script, flower, illumination, nasta'liq script, Ottoman period (1307 - 1922), Turkey, WWII-era provenance
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

The Honorable and Mrs. George McGhee

Published References
  • Fu Shen, Glenn D. Lowry, Ann Yonemura, Thomas Lawton. From Concept to Context: Approaches to Asian and Islamic Calligraphy. Exh. cat. Washington. cat. 55, pp. 148-149.
Collection Area(s)
Arts of the Islamic World
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum