Manuscript/Mixed Material [Calligrapher's sample book.]

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Title
[Calligrapher's sample book.]
Summary
Calligrapher's sample book.
Contributor Names
Ḥusaynī, Ḥasanʻalī, calligrapher.
Created / Published
1291-1293 [1874-1875]
Subject Headings
-  Calligraphy, Persian--Sample books
-  Manuscripts, Persian--Washington (D.C.)
Notes
-  Manuscript.
-  Persian.
-  Title supplied by cataloger.
-  Calligrapher's name at end of each leaf.
-  Written in Afghanistan.
-  Paper; thick light blue paper borders; with outer ruled border in gold, red, and gold; each leaf is completely decorated in a floral design in gold; each leaf has three inlaid leaves; on in pink, one in a brownish purple; and the main text on cream color paper; the other two forming borders of pink and purple respectively; text written diagonally in black ink with alternating between lines of large and small letters; text is surrounded by geometric boxes with profuse floral decoration; upper and lower sections have dark blue background with gold vines and, red, and green flowers; side designs have a cold background with light blue and red flowers.
-  Nastaʻliq; 8 lines in written area 14 x 8.5 cm.
-  Fol. 1-10.
-  Library of Congress. Persian manuscript, M162.
-  Binding is accordion style binding with heavy black leather front and back covers; cover is inlaid with a white leather square filled with floral designs.
-  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress website.
Medium
10 leaves (8 lines) ; 25.2 x 15.5 cm unfolding to 122 cm
Call Number/Physical Location
NK3639.P45 H87 1874
Digital Id
https://0-hdl.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/loc.amed/plmp.m162
Library of Congress Control Number
2016503587
Online Format
image
Description
Calligrapher's sample book.
LCCN Permalink
https://0-lccn.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/2016503587
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Rights & Access

The contents of the Library of Congress Persian Language Manuscript Project are in the public domain or have no known copyright restrictions and are free to use and reuse.

Credit Line: Library of Congress, African and Middle East Division, Near East Section Persian Manuscript Collection

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Chicago citation style:

Ḥusaynī, ḤasanʻAlī, Calligrapher. Calligrapher's Sample Book. [to 1293 1874 to 1875, 1874] Manuscript/Mixed Material. https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/2016503587/.

APA citation style:

Ḥusaynī, Ḥ. (1874) Calligrapher's Sample Book. [to 1293 1874 to 1875] [Manuscript/Mixed Material] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/2016503587/.

MLA citation style:

Ḥusaynī, ḤasanʻAlī, Calligrapher. Calligrapher's Sample Book. [to 1293 1874 to 1875, 1874] Manuscript/Mixed Material. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2016503587/>.