Calligraphy, Persian Verses (verso)

Calligraphy, Persian Verses (verso)

1400s

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Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paper

Edward L. Whittemore Fund 1944.490.b

Description

In Persian albums, pages of calligraphy alternated with paintings. These verses have been written in an elegant nastaliq, a cursive form of the Arabic script.

See also
Collection: 
Islamic Art
Department: 
Islamic Art
Type of artwork: 
Manuscript

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