ALTERNATE VIEWS FROM THE FARHANG-I JAHANGIRI (PERSIAN-LANGUAGE DICTIONARY) COMPILED BY MIR JAMAL AL-DIN HUSAYN INJU OF SHIRAZ (PERSIAN, D. 1626)

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December 31, 1606
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Art and Calligraphy
Jahangir 1605–1627

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DESCRIPTION

From the Farhang-i Jahangiri (Persian-language Dictionary) compiled by Mir Jamal al-Din Husayn Inju of Shiraz (Persian, d. 1626)
1607-1608

Part of a set. See all set records

India, Mughal court, made for Jahangir
Ink, opaque watercolor and gold on paper, double-sided: one with blue border (recto) and other with red border (verso)

Page: 33.7 x 21.9 cm (13 1/4 x 8 5/8 in.); Text field: 21.2 x 11 cm (8 3/8 x 4 5/16 in.)

Gift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection 2013.318

INSCRIPTION

Recto: “kuyesteh” (misspelling of “kunisteh,” meaning two halves of the buttocks) to “Gur” (name of a people in India); Verso: “Gur” to “Gush” (morning east breeze, zephyr)

EXHIBITION HISTORY

The Cleveland Museum of Art (7/31/2016-10/23/2016); Art and Stories from Mughal India, cat. 43, p. 219.