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Man Spinning Cotton
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Man Spinning Cotton

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Description Walters manuscript leaf W.746 is a drawing depicting a man spinning cotton. It was executed in the mid 10th century AH/AD 16th in Iran, possibly in Qazwin. The drawing is framed by verses in Nasta'liq script inscribed in panels, and the whole is surrounded by an outer border with animals and vegetal decoration on a blue background.
Provenance Kelekian Estate, 1952, by bequest; Walters Art Museum, 1952, by purchase.
Credit Museum purchase, 1952

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mid 10th century AH/AD 16th century (Safavid)
ink, paint, and gold on paper
(Manuscripts & Rare Books)
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H: 14 3/16 x W: 9 1/4 in. (36 x 23.5 cm); Image H: 4 3/4 x W: 3 in. (12 x 7.6 cm)
  • Iran (Place of Origin)
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