Manuscript/Mixed Material [Gulistān] [گلستان]

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Title
[Gulistān]
Other Title
[گلستان]
Summary
Fragmentary , highly decorated and illuminated copy of Saʻdī's Gulistān
Contributor Names
Saʻdī.
Created / Published
[late 18th century?]
Subject Headings
-  Manuscripts, Persian.--Washington (D.C.)
Notes
-  Manuscript.
-  Persian
-  Title from container.
-  Scribe not identified.
-  Probably written in Central Asia.
-  Paper; heavy cream color laid paper laid horizontally with no visible chain lines or watermarks; text within elaborate ruled border of blue, gold, red, wide gold band with floral designs, red and black; elaborate unwan on fol.1b-2a in gold, blue red and black; margins of all pages completely decorated with floral design in gold; margins many pages are highlighed in various colors such as yellow, red, blue, green, etc. a few fol. have small paintings of 2 persons seated and talking with each other; text in black ink with rubrication and highlights in blue.
-  Nastaʻliq; 9 lines in written area 12.5 x 7 cm.
-  Some paintings of two seated persons speaking with eachother.
-  Fol. 1b-61b incomplete and not insequence.
-  Library of Congress. Persian manuscript, M79.
-  Text disbound and pages entirely separated; original binding is brown leather with embossed gold medallions and border on sides and flap; envelope binding; lacking spine; binding in preservation box with manuscript.
-  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress website.
Medium
61 leaves (9 lines), paper : disbound ; 27.4 x 17.6 cm
Call Number/Physical Location
PK6450 .G2 1700z
Digital Id
https://0-hdl.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/loc.amed/plmp.m079
Library of Congress Control Number
2017406684
Online Format
image
Description
Fragmentary , highly decorated and illuminated copy of Saʻdī's Gulistān
LCCN Permalink
https://0-lccn.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/2017406684
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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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SaʻDī. Gulistān. [Late 18th Century?] [Manuscript/Mixed Material] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/2017406684/.

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