Dīvān-i Shams al-Dīn Tabrīzī.

Record ID: 
112390
Accession number: 
MS M.1095
Title: 
Dīvān-i Shams al-Dīn Tabrīzī.
Created: 
Persia, 1895.
Binding: 
Tan leather; pastedowns are cream paper.
Credit: 
Gift; Dame Florence Caroline Spring-Rice; 1925.
Description: 
255 leaves (2 columns, 19 lines), bound : paper, ill. ; 295 x 180 mm
Provenance: 
Sir Cecil Spring-Rice (1859-1918), London; gift of Dame Florence Caroline Spring-Rice in 1925.
Notes: 

Ms. Persian poetry; written and illuminated in Persia and completed on July 22, 1895.
Decoration: illuminated frontispiece on fol. 1v with gold cartouche and headpiece decorated with floral and geometrical elements in gold and colors, and a drawing of a flowering plant in the margin ; rulings throughout the text are in gold, black, and blue.
Scribe: Asad-Allāh Mīrzā, who is named on fol. 258v as having completed the manuscript on Sunday, 28 Muḥarram 1313 (i.e., July 22, 1895).
Incipit: Ay mah zi ijlālat khajil ....
Text box: 193 x 90 mm.

Script: 
nasta'liq
Language: 
Persian
Century: 
Classification: