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Identification and Creation
Object Number
13.2015.10
Title
Colophon (text recto; blank verso of folio 10), from a manuscript of Ta‘qibat-i Namaz
Other Titles
Series/Book Title: Manuscript of the Ta'qibat-i Namaz
Classification
Manuscripts
Work Type
manuscript folio
Date
1817
Places
Creation Place: Middle East, Iran
Period
Qajar period
Culture
Persian
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/368033
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Ink and gold on paper
Dimensions
20 x 13 cm (7 7/8 x 5 1/8 in.)
Provenance
Ezzat-Malek Soudavar, Geneva, Switzerland (by 2014), by descent; to her son Abolala Soudavar, Houston, Texas (2014), loan; to Harvard Art Museums, 2015.

Note:
Ezzat-Malek Soudavar (1913-2014) formed this collection over a period of sixty years. She purchased the works of art on the international art market.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Loan from A. Soudavar in memory of his mother Ezzat-Malek Soudavar
Object Number
13.2015.10
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
The text of this manuscript concerns the rituals of daily prayers in Arabic. It was copied by Muhammad 'Ali b. Muhammad Shafi' Gharib al-Vatan Tabrizi in H. 1233 (1817) according to the colophon. The text panels, consisting of five lines of vocalized naskh, are remargined with dark blue paper.
The bindings is dark blue velvet on the boards and reddish-brown leather straps on the edges.
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