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Calligraphic panel (kit'a)

Turkish
Ottoman
late 18th or 19th century
Calligrapher Abdulkadir es-Shukhri (Turkish, died in 1806)


Object Place: Turkey

Dimensions

17.8 x 26.8 cm (7 x 10 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

29.105

Medium or Technique

Ink, gold, and color on paper, mounted on board

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Books and manuscripts

Signed

Abdulkadir es-Shukhri, scribe of the Imperial palace (in Ottoman Turkish)

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