London, South Kensington
3 May 2001
Safavid Iran, 17th century
Persian manuscript on dark buff paper, margined with pale buff paper, 20ff., each with 12ll. of black nasta'liq in two columns, gold and blue margins and divisions between black rules, blue outer rule, headings in blue, gold, yellow, green and white across both columns, gold and polychrome illuminated heading at start, black morocco binding with gold tooled border, paper covered doublures - 24 x 14cm.
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