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Yusuf and Zulaykha
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Yusuf and Zulaykha


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Description Walters manuscript W.647 is an illuminated and illustrated copy of Yusuf va Zulaykha (Joseph and the Potiphar's wife) by Jami (died 898 AH/AD 1492). According to the colophon, the text was written by Muhammad Mirak in Kashmir in 1190 AH/AD 1776 on the order of Badal Khan Sahib (fol. 170b). Incomplete at the beginning, the text is illustrated with 34 paintings.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
1190 AH/AD 1776
Medium
ink and pigments on laid paper, probably Kashmiri covered with brown lacquer
(Manuscripts & Rare Books)
Accession Number
W.647
Measurements
Folio H: 6 5/16 x W: 4 1/8 in. (16 x 10.5 cm)
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