Manuscript/Mixed Material Image 1 of Durrat al-tāj.

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Title
Durrat al-tāj.
Other Title
درة التاج.
Summary
Shiite prayer book; consists of prayers to be said on the visitation of Caliph ʻAlī ibn Abī Ṭālib's tomb.
Contributor Names
Ibn Rustam Khān Ṣafī Qulī.
Created / Published
[17th century?]
Subject Headings
-  ʻAlī ibn Abī Ṭālib,--Caliph,--approximately 600-661--Tomb
-  Muslim pilgrims and pilgrimages--Iraq--Kūfah--Early works to 1800
-  Shīʻah--Prayers and devotions--Early works to 1800
-  Shīʻah--Customs and practices--Early works to 1800
-  Manuscripts, Persian--Washington (D.C.)
Notes
-  Manuscript.
-  Persian and Arabic.
-  Title from folio 1a.
-  Fol. 6a: Ibn Rustam Khān Ṣafī Qulī.
-  Probably written in Iran.
-  Paper: thick, cream colored polished Middle Eastern style, without distinctive chain or laid lines, and no water mark, with profuse decoration out side of the written area, black ink with gold decorations between lines and around lined borders of written area; rubricated.
-  Naskhī script; 9 lines in written area 14 x 7 cm.
-  Folios 1a-37b.
-  Library of Congress manuscript, Persian Cage 249 (122).
-  Binding is referred to as "chahargusheh" or a frame binding around a Kashmiri shawl from the first half of the 1700's (circa 1740's).
-  Title "Durrat al-tāj" written in heavy dark ink by a later hand on fol. 1a; folio 21a has barely legible date 1246 (1830/1831 C.E.).
-  Incipit: Durrat al-tāj ʻibārāt-i sharīf ... amma baʻd, bandah ba-ikhlāṣ-i dūdmān-i khilāfat-i nishān-i vilāyat-i tavāmān-i Safavī Ibn Rustam Khān Ṣafī Qulī maʻrūz̤-i ḥijāb-i bār-kāh malāyik-i sipāh mī-kardand ...
-  Lacks colophon.
-  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress website.
-  digital files not viewed; td12 2013-7-16
-  Incipit: درة التاج عبارات شريف ... اما بعد بنده باخلاص دودمان خلافت نشان ولايت توامان صفوي ابن رستم خان صفي قلي معروض حجاب باركاه ملايك سپاه ميكردند...
Medium
37 leaves (9 lines), bound : paper ; 22.7 x 14 cm
Call Number/Physical Location
BP193.1 .I25 1600z
Digital Id
https://0-hdl.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/loc.amed/plmp.m086
http://0-hdl.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/loc.wdl/wdl.11245
Library of Congress Control Number
2012498359
Language
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OCLC Number
17589888
Description
Shiite prayer book; consists of prayers to be said on the visitation of Caliph ʻAlī ibn Abī Ṭālib's tomb.
LCCN Permalink
https://0-lccn.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/2012498359
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