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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1985.275
Title
Illustrated Manuscript of the Qisas al-Anbiya (Tales of the Prophets) of Ishaq b. Ibrahim al-Nayshaburi
Classification
Manuscripts
Work Type
manuscript
Date
17th century
Places
Creation Place: Middle East, Turkey
Period
Ottoman period
Culture
Ottoman
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Painting with text; ink and opaque watercolor on paper
Dimensions
34.5 x 20.7 x 5.5 cm (13 9/16 x 8 1/8 x 2 3/16 in.)
Provenance
[Sotheby's, London, 15 October 1984, lot 317], sold; to Edwin Binney, 3rd, 1984, 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
1985.275
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Publication History

John Renard, ed., Tales of God's Friends : Islamic Hagiography in Translation, University of California Press (Berkeley and Los Angeles, CA, 2009), p.138 / Fig.5

Exhibition History

Enter Ye the Garden: Prayer Rugs of Islam, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 05/26/1989 - 08/20/1989

The Best Workmanship, the Finest Materials: Prayer Carpets of the Islamic World, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 08/03/2002 - 12/15/2002

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