کليات.

Kullīyāt.

Author
Uniform title
Format
Manuscript, Book
Language
Persian
Published/​Created
[Iran?], [between 1550 and 1650?]
Description
1 online resource (339 leaves) : laid paper, illustrations, illuminations

Details

Subject(s)
Donor
Former owner
Summary note
Copy of the complete works of Khāqānī with four illustrations and three illuminated page openings.
Notes
  • Binding: Bound in reddish brown leather over pasteboard with flap (Type II); gold stamped central mandorla, two pendants on the vertical axis, and cornerpieces with matching stamps on flap. Inside covers have brown leather doublure with inlay central mandorla in blue, yellow, red, and green with black filigree tracery, two pendants, cornerpieces and four notches, two on either long edge, all of which were filigree inlay, though some are now missing.
  • Decoration: Four polychrome illustrations in two sets of facing pages (f. 82v-83r, 185v-186r); three sets of illuminated full page openings with headpieces in gold and blue, text on cloudbands with gold and polychrome flower fill between the lines and gold floral and bird marginal fill (f. 1v-2r, 9v-10r, 256v-257r); textblock border ruled in gold and blue; rubrications in red.
  • Foliation: Modern foliation added in pencil, upper left recto; catchwords every verso, lower left.
  • Layout: 18 lines in two columns; some marginalia.
  • Ms. codex.
  • Origin: The copy is undated and not signed, but perhaps completed in the late 16th or early 17th century.
  • Script: Written in nastaʻlīq in black ink; pointed.
  • Title from caption (f. 1v).
Location of originals
  • Original Columbia, Rare Book and Manuscript Library.
  • OPenn University of Pennsylvania Libraries.
Language note
Persian.
Provenance
Formerly owned by John Frederick Lewis.
References
Simsar, Muhammed Ahmed. Oriental manuscripts of the John Frederick Lewis Collection, 60
OCLC
1111686993
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