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Two text pages from a Khamsa of Nizami (Iskandarnama)

Persian
16th century


Object Place: Safavid

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: (a) .157 x .253 / (b) .143 x .252

Accession Number

19.790a-b

Medium or Technique

Paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Books and manuscripts

Two pages of a manuscript of the Iskandarnama, the 5th part of the Khamsa of Nizami. Nasta’liq in two columns, headings in white ink, on gold ground with black arabesques. One folio cream on one side, dark blue on the other. Other folios yellow on one side, green on the other.

Provenance

Ross Collection

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection