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Bound Manuscript of the Khamsa of Nizami

Arts of the Islamic World

AUTHOR Nizami
MEDIUM Ink, opaque watercolor, pasteboard, leather, gold on paper
DATES late 16th century
DYNASTY Safavid
PERIOD Safavid
DIMENSIONS 8 1/4 x 13 3/8 in. (21 x 34 cm)
INSCRIPTIONS Card Catalogue: End Colophon for Sikander Namah: My son Muhammad BaQ'er - What I had suggested (recommended) to you, Let it be forgotten. Today there are no listeners to such things, wrote I (?).
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
ACCESSION NUMBER 36.947
CREDIT LINE Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Frederic B. Pratt
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