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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1957.139
People
Abdallah
Title
A Woman Tests Her Suitor's Loyalty (recto); Text (verso), folio from a manuscript of the Tuhfat al-Ahrar (The Gift to the Noble) by Jami
Classification
Manuscripts
Work Type
manuscript folio
Date
1525-1535
Places
Creation Place: Central Asia, Uzbekistan, Bukhara
Period
Shaybanid period
Culture
Islamic
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/216433
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Ink, opaque watercolor and gold on paper
Dimensions
folio: 27.8 x 19.9 cm (10 15/16 x 7 13/16 in.)
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of John Goelet
Accession Year
1957
Object Number
1957.139
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Georges Marteau and Henri Vever, Miniatures persanes; tirées des collections de MM. Henry d'Allemagne, Claude Anet, Henri Aubry...et exposées au Musée des arts décoratifs, juin -- octobre 1912., exh. cat., Bibliothèque d'art et d'archéologie (Paris, 1913), vol. II, p. 101, no. 123

Armenag Sakisian, La Miniature Persane du XIIe au XVIIe Siecle, Les Editions G. van Oest (Paris, France, 1929), pl. 75

Marianna Shreve Simpson, Arab and Persian Painting in the Fogg Art Museum, Fogg Art Museum (Cambridge, MA, 1980), pp. 52, 72-73, no. 24, ill.

Exhibition History

Arab and Persian Painting, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 02/10/1981 - 03/09/1981

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