Album of calligraphy

Persian
Safavid Period
1530–1600


Object Place: Iran

Dimensions

Height x width: 15.8 x 22.4 cm (6 1/4 x 8 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

29.56

Medium or Technique

Paper

Not On View

Classifications

Manuscripts

Inscription

The last folio presents the traditional formula used from the 16th century onward: mufradat-e naskh-e tal'liq 'ala tarriq-e wadi' al-awl Khwaje Mir 'Ali Tabrizi (Mufradat of nasta'liq (following) the method of the inventor of the prototype Khwaje Mir Ali Tabrizi

Provenance

Miss Elizabeth (Riefstahl) Titzel (b. 1889 - d. 1986), New York; 1929, sold by Miss Elizabeth (Riefstahl) Titzel to the MFA for $5000.00 (total price for 29.56-136). (Accession Date: January 3, 1929)

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund