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Asian Art

A manuscript leaf with text in naskhi script

17th century

Color and gold on paper

sheet: 6 1/4 × 4 13/16 in. (15.8 × 12.3 cm)
framed: 17 1/2 × 14 1/2 in. (44.5 × 36.9 cm)
The Vera M. and John D. MacDonald, B.A. 1927, Collection, Gift of Mrs. John D. MacDonald
2001.138.3
Culture: 
Iranian/Persian, Islamic
Period: 
Safavid dynasty (1501–1722)
Classification: 
Works on Paper - Manuscripts
Provenance: 

Vera M. and John D. MacDonald, Boston, Mass. to 2001; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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