Bound Manuscript of the Khamsa of Amīr K͟husrau Dehlavī
Arts of the Islamic World
Ink, opaque watercolor, pasteboard, leather, gold on paper
late 16th century
End Colophon for Sikander Namah:
My son Muhammad BaQ'er - What I had suggested (recommended) to you, Let it be forgotten. Today there are no listeners to such things, wrote I (?).
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Frederic B. Pratt
Prior to 1931, provenance not yet documented; by 1931, acquired by Frederic B. Pratt and Caroline Ladd Pratt (Mrs. Frederic B. Pratt) of Brooklyn, NY; 1936, gift of Frederic B. Pratt and Caroline Ladd Pratt to the Brooklyn Museum.
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Amir K?husrau Dehlavi. Bound Manuscript of the Khamsa of Amīr K͟husrau Dehlavī, late 16th century. Ink, opaque watercolor, pasteboard, leather, gold on paper, 8 1/4 x 13 3/8 in. (21 x 34 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Frederic B. Pratt, 36.947 (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 36.947_p065_acetate_bw.jpg)
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