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Description On this folio from Walters manuscript W.649 verses of the poem Suz va gudaz (Burning and melting) are written in Nasta'liq in black ink. Framing lines in blue, gold, and red surround the text, and a border of polychrome floral motifs on a blue ground divides the verses.
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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1068 AH/AD 1657 (Safavid; Mughal)
ink and pigments on laid paper
(Manuscripts & Rare Books)
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H: 9 1/4 x W: 5 11/16 in. (23.5 x 14.5 cm)
  • Iran (Place of Origin)
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