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Accession Number:
MS 639
Hijri Date:
991
Gregorian Date:
1583 (to nearest hijri year)
Origin:
Shiraz
Calligrapher:
Hidayat Allah Shirazi
Preface:
Baysunghur
Folios extant in ms.:
540
Columns x Rows:
4 x 25
Page Size (h x w):
405 x 260 mm
Text Size (h x w):
251 x 139 mm
Script:
Nasta'liq
Colophon Folio:
539r
Sample Page Folio:
18r
Ms Type:
Codex
Ms Status:
Complete
Completion Status:
Search not completed
Illustration Records in archive:
Last updated by:
charles
Date last updated:
2009-12-20 12:10
 
Public Notes
Shiraz style binding, 410 x 270, central gold medallion with pendants, corner pieces, against black leather cover. Floral design in gold on medallions and margins. Plain black leather spine. Doublures plain fawn tan with gold tooled trim (European). There are various seals and inscriptions on fol. 1r.

Marginal rulings: dark blue, space, maroon, space, 2 thin black with gold, thick gold, olive green, space, tomato red, olive green, tomato red, 2 thin black: a very wide margin.

Project Notes
Unpaginated at first look, 12.12.2009, ChM & FA, seen to f. 15r. Notes to complete.

 
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Illustration in archive - 8     (back to top)
f. 001r
Seals of ownership or library marks (1583)
f. 001v
Sulayman enthroned (frontispiece) (1583)
f. 002r
Bilqis enthroned (frontispiece) (1583)
f. 002v
Illuminated title page (verso side) (1583)
f. 003r
Illuminated title page (recto side) (1583)
f. 005r
Illuminated page (1583)
f. 010v
Firdausi at the bathhouse (1583)
f. 015r
Illuminated page (1583)