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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1985.260
Title
Illustrated Manuscript of An`am-i Sharif (Prayer Book) in Ottoman Turkish and Arabic
Classification
Manuscripts
Work Type
manuscript
Date
c. 1790
Places
Creation Place: Middle East, Turkey
Period
Ottoman period
Culture
Ottoman
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Painting with calligraphy; ink, opaque watercolor and gold on paper
Dimensions
22.6 x 14 x 2 cm (8 7/8 x 5 1/2 x 13/16 in.)
Provenance
[Sotheby's, London, 10 December 1962, lot 91], sold; to Edwin Binney, 3rd, 1962, bequest; to Harvard University Art Museums, 1985.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, The Edwin Binney, 3rd Collection of Turkish Art at the Harvard Art Museums
Accession Year
1985
Object Number
1985.260
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Edwin Binney III, Turkish Treasures from the Collection of Edwin Binney, 3rd, exh. cat., Portland Art Museum (Portland, OR, 1979), page 138-139/figure 90

Exhibition History

The Edwin Binney 3rd Collection of Turkish Art at the Harvard University Art Museums, Harvard University Art Museums, Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 05/16/1987 - 08/02/1987

Saints, Shrines and Pilgrimages, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 04/06/1991 - 06/09/1991

The Ottomans and their Contemporaries, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 03/21/1992 - 05/17/1992

The Continuous Stroke of a Breath: Calligraphy from the Islamic World, Harvard University Art Museums, Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 12/20/2003 - 07/18/2004

32Q: 2550 Islamic, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 11/07/2018 - 04/17/2019

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