Dīvān

Record ID: 
77353
Accession number: 
MS M.142
Title: 
Dīvān
Created: 
Iran, possibly Iṣfahan mid-17th century
Binding: 
19th-century black leather binding has concentric frames of continuous rinceaux and fillets painted in gold; the red doublures have fillets only.
Credit: 
Gift of Dame Florence Caroline Spring Rice, 1925.
Description: 
229 leaves (2 columns, 14 lines), bound : paper, ill. ; 173 x 105 mm
Provenance: 
Sir Cecil Spring Rice (1859-1918); acquired by the Pierpont Morgan Library in 1925, possibly the gift of Dame Florence Caroline Spring Rice.
Notes: 

Ms. written and illuminated in Iran, possibly in Iṣfahan, mid 17th century.
Decoration: text decorated with illumination; rulings in blue, black, gold, and red; 3 miniatures.

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