Manuscript/Mixed Material Shah-nameh by Firdausi.

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Title
Shah-nameh by Firdausi.
Contributor Names
Firdawsī.
Created / Published
[17th or 18th century]
Subject Headings
-  Manuscripts, Persian--Washington (D.C.)
Notes
-  Manuscript.
-  Persian.
-  Binder's title.
-  Written in India.
-  Paper: cream-color Eastern laid paper; black ink with with highly decorated major ʻunwāns; minor ʻunwāns in gold ink, now very faded; four columns enclosed in a thin red-blue-yellow border; text begins on folio 1b with rubrication and gold interlinear decoration up to folio 3a; folios 1b and 2a have elaobroate border of grape decoration in various shades of green and gold; catchwords on rectos.
-  Browne, E. G. Literary history of Persia, v. 1, p. 110-123
-  Nastaʻliq; 25 lines in written area 25 x 15.5 cm
-  Full page paintings on folios 1a, 144a, 193b, 412b; half-page paintings on folios 10a, 10b, 127a, 157b, 193a, 230a409a; two small paintings in lower corners on folios 133a, 402a.
-  Folio 1a-422a
-  Library of Congress. Persian manuscript, 304/37.
-  Early dark brown 20th century Library of Congress binding.
-  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress website.
Medium
3, 422, 3 leaves (25 lines) bound : paper ; 37.5 x 26 cm
Call Number/Physical Location
PK6455 .A1 1600z
Digital Id
https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.amed/plmp.m013
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.wdl/wdl.11856
Library of Congress Control Number
2012498868
Language
Persian
Online Format
image
OCLC Number
17680845
Description
Manuscript. Persian. Binder's title. Written in India. Paper: cream-color Eastern laid paper; black ink with with highly decorated major ʻunwāns; minor ʻunwāns in gold ink, now very faded; four columns enclosed in a thin red-blue-yellow border; text begins on folio 1b with rubrication and gold interlinear decoration up to folio 3a; folios 1b and 2a have elaobroate border of grape decoration in various shades of green and gold; catchwords on rectos. Browne, E. G. Literary history of Persia, v. 1, p. 110-123 Nastaʻliq; 25 lines in written area 25 x 15.5 cm Full page paintings on folios 1a, 144a, 193b, 412b; half-page paintings on folios 10a, 10b, 127a, 157b, 193a, 230a409a; two small paintings in lower corners on folios 133a, 402a. Folio 1a-422a Library of Congress. Persian manuscript, 304/37. Early dark brown 20th century Library of Congress binding. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress website.
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