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Object Title:
Yusuf and Zulaykha
Object Number:
NEP31
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Persian
Provenience:
Iran
Maker:
Jami
Date Made:
1414-1492 AD
Early Date:
1414
Late Date:
1492
Section:
Near Eastern
Materials:
Paper
Ink
Lacquer
Leather
Description:
Black and gold lacquer cover, 5 miniatures, undated. Author is Jami, title is "Yusuf and Zulaykha," a poetic love story of Joseph in Egypt, Folio #19 is an image of the Prophet's ascension on his winged horse. Probably 16th Century. (Late 19th Century according to Dr. Renata Holod). Other images are on Folios: 138, 210, 229, 288. Written in Nastaliq.
Credit Line:
Purchased from Dimitri Andalaft

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