Detached folio of calligraphy, with S1986.379

citation

Detached album folio; double-page of calligraphy with S1986.379; left-hand half of lacquered double-page calligraphy with facing folio (S1986.379); Persian in black nasta’liq script; one of a group of two folios.
Border: The text is set in a brown frame mounted on red-colored paperboard.

Historical period(s)
19th century
Medium
Ink and lacquer on paper
Dimensions
H x W (overall): 29.9 x 20.1 cm (11 3/4 x 7 15/16 in)
Geography
Iran
Credit Line
Purchase — Smithsonian Unrestricted Trust Funds, Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program, and Dr. Arthur M. Sackler
Collection
Henri Vever collection
Accession Number
S1986.380
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Calligraphy
Type

Detached folio

Keywords
Henri Vever collection, Iran, nasta'liq script, WWII-era provenance
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Francois Mautin French, born 1907
Henri Vever 1854 - 1942

Description

Detached album folio; double-page of calligraphy with S1986.379; left-hand half of lacquered double-page calligraphy with facing folio (S1986.379); Persian in black nasta'liq script; one of a group of two folios.
Border: The text is set in a brown frame mounted on red-colored paperboard.

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. 460, p. 356.
Collection Area(s)
Arts of the Islamic World
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum

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