MS M.386.10v

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A calligraphy by Maḥmūd.

before 1585.
378 x 241 mm

Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1911.

MS M.386.10v

Ms. written and illuminated before 1585, probably in Persia.
Text: ten hemistichs of a Persian ghazal by Hilālī Chaghatāy (d. 1529).
Decoration: illuminated border.
Scribe: Maḥmūd, who signed the piece; this may be an abbreviation for Maḥmu