Jul 9, 2018
Jul 16, 2009

Calligraphy, Persian Verses (verso)

Calligraphy, Persian Verses (verso)


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Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paper

Edward L. Whittemore Fund 1944.490.b



In Persian albums, pages of calligraphy alternated with paintings. These verses have been written in an elegant nastaliq, a cursive form of the Arabic script.

See also
Islamic Art
Islamic Art
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