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Fragments of Persian Poetry

June 30, 1556
Art and Calligraphy
Akbar 1556–1605

Fragments of Persian Poetry



Indian and Persian Mughal period 16th century Object Place: Northern India; Object Place: Iran MEDIUM/TECHNIQUE Opaque watercolor and gold on paper DIMENSIONS 32.7 x 22 cm (12 7/8 x 8 11/16 in.) COLLECTIONS Asia CLASSIFICATIONS Calligraphy PROVENANCE Given to the MFA by Denman Waldo Ross in 1915.

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Ismail Mazari

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Very good information.


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