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- Previous Owner(s)
Henri Vever 1854 - 1942
Francois Mautin French, born 1907
Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi; Persian in black nasta'liq script, headings in gold and red; recto: Mehr Hormozd kills Khusraw Parviz, The story of Shiruya and Shirin; four columns, twenty-six lines of text; verso: right-hand half of a double- page composition separated from the facing folio (S1986.226), the continuation of The story of Shiruya and Shirin, four columns, twenty-six lines; one of a group of six folios.
Border: The text is set in gold, red, and green rulings on cream-colored paper.
- Published References
- Glenn D. Lowry, Milo Cleveland Beach, Elisabeth West FitzHugh, Susan Nemanzee, Janet Snyder. An Annotated and Illustrated Checklist of the Vever Collection. Washington and Seattle. cat. 156, p. 124.
- Collection Area(s)
- Arts of the Islamic World
- Web Resources
- Google Cultural Institute
- Rights Statement
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