Folio from a Haft Awrang (Seven Thrones) by Jami (d.1492); recto: Majnun approaches the camp of Layli’s caravan; verso: text

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Maker(s)
Author: Jami (died 1492)
Historical period(s)
Safavid period, 1556-1565
School
Khurasan School
Medium
Opaque watercolor, ink and gold on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 34.2 x 23.2 cm (13 7/16 x 9 1/8 in)
Geography
Iran
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number
F1946.12.253
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Manuscript
Type

Manuscript folio

Keywords
camel, cooking, illumination, Iran, Layla, Majnun, nasta'liq script, poems, Safavid period (1501 - 1722), WWII-era provenance
Provenance

To 1946
Hagop Kevorkian (1872 - 1962), New York to 1946. [1]

From 1946
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Hagop Kevorkian, New York in 1946. [2]

Notes:

[1] Freer Gallery of Art Purchase List file, Collections Management Office.

[2] See note.

Previous Owner(s)

Hagop Kevorkian 1872 - 1962

Collection Area(s)
Arts of the Islamic World
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum

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