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- Previous Owner(s)
Henri Vever 1854 - 1942
Francois Mautin French, born 1907
Detached folio from a dispersed copy of a Rawzat al-safa fi sirat al-anbiya' wa'l-muluk wa'l-khulafa (Garden of purity on the lives of the prophets, kings, and caliphs) by Muhammad b. Khwandshah (known as Mirkhwand); Persian in black nasta'liq script with a few lines in Arabic; recto: left-hand half of a double-page frontispiece now separate from facing folio (S1986.88.1); verso: text, one column, twenty-five lines; one of a group of twenty-one folios.
Border: The recto is set in an illuminated border, the verso is set in gold, red, and black 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. 229, p. 194.
- Collection Area(s)
- Arts of the Islamic World
- Web Resources
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- Rights Statement
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