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- Previous Owner(s)
Henri Vever 1854 - 1942
Francois Mautin French, born 1907
Detached folio from a dispersed copy of Khamsa (Quintet) by Nizami; text: Persian in black and white nasta'liq script on gold-flecked paper; recto: text, two columns, eleven lines; verso: The twelfth discourse: on the lamentation of fortune; two columns, ten lines, illuminated heading; one of the group of four folios.
Border: The recto is set in gold, red, purple and blue rulings on blue paper with flowers, birds, and marginal cartouches stenciled in white. The verso is set in gold, purple and blue rulings on cream-colored paper with animal and floral motifs and marginal cartouches painted in gold.
- 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. 263, p. 232.
- Collection Area(s)
- Arts of the Islamic World
- Web Resources
- Google Cultural Institute
- Rights Statement
Copyright with museum