Album Folio with Calligraphy
Arts of the Islamic World
Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on vellum; marbleized paper border
"May the world be as you desire, the heavens your aid.
May the Creator of the world be your protector.
May all that you do be according to your wish
May the Lord of the World be your guardian.
The poor Muhammad Rafi' wrote this, mercy be upon him."
Read and translated by Michael Chagnon
Ella C. Woodward Memorial Fund
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Muhammad Rafi`. Album Folio with Calligraphy, 17th century. Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on vellum; marbleized paper border, 4 7/16 x 7 7/8 in. (11.2 x 20 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Ella C. Woodward Memorial Fund, 45.4.2 (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 45.4.2_IMLS_SL2.jpg)
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