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Titles

Arabic calligraphy
Arabic calligraphy

Maker(s)

Unknown (Miniaturist)

Description

One of two leaves of a manuscript, one showing calligraphy, the other an unidentified scene (Shaikh Sanan tending the swine before the Greek Christian maid with whom he was infatuated from the 'Mantik al-Tair', by 'Attar. (N.T., January 1970, see note in file.))

Measurements and weight

Height: 213 mm
Width: 100 mm

Relative size of this object

10 m21.3 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1939) by Hornblower, G. D., OBE

Note

Probably Kashmir.

School or Style

Indian

Materials used in production

Ink

Components of the work

Support: composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Calligraphy : Black ink within ruled red ink lines on paper

Identification numbers

Accession number: 3452b
Primary reference Number: 33418
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 7 August 2019 Last processed: Sunday 28 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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