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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; text: Persian with a few Arabic lines in black nasta'liq script; recto: illuminated page, Baysunghuri preface, one column, twenty-five lines; verso: text, one column, twenty five lines of prose; one of a group of twenty-six folios.
Border: The text is set in gold, red and purple 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. 126, p. 113.
- Collection Area(s)
- Arts of the Islamic World
- Web Resources
- Google Cultural Institute
- Rights Statement
Copyright with museum