"Tafsio" Commentary on the Qurʾan.
Dark brown leather with woven ribbon fabric appliqué in floral design on upper and lower covers; in octagonal tin box (label reads: Silver tin 150 years old, time of king Fathali Kajar. Made in Shiras) with relief inscriptions in Arabic around upper lid, and a framed inscription on four of the side panels.
Bequest of Julia Parker Wightman, 1994.
188 leaves (1 column, 11 lines), bound : paper ; 40 mm, octagonal format.
Purchased by Julia Parker Wightman in 1974 (JPW 7710); Julia Parker Wightman Bequest in 1994.
Ms. "Tafsio" commentary on the Koran; written in Shiraz, Iran, 1243/1864-1865.
Colophon bears the date 1243/1864-1865.