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Persian ruba‘i (quatrain) by Maulana Muḥammad Murshidi Zawara’i (Persian, late 1500s–early 1600s) (verso)

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December 31, 1609
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Art and Calligraphy
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Jahangir 1605–1627

Persian ruba‘i (quatrain) by Maulana Muḥammad Murshidi Zawara’i (Persian, late 1500s–early 1600s) (verso)

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Persian ruba‘i (quatrain) by Maulana Muḥammad Murshidi Zawara’i (Persian, late 1500s–early 1600s) (verso) c. 1610-1620 Part of a set. See all set records India, Mughal, 17th century Ink, gold and opaque watercolor on paper, four lines of calligraphy with illuminated panels (verso) Page: 28 x 21 cm (11 x 8 1/4 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 2013.326.b INSCRIPTION verso: four lines of nast 'aliq calligraphy with illuminated panels, with illuminated panels, ink gold and opaque watercolor on paper INSCRIPTION Calligraphy in nasta‘liq script: A Christian with his zonnar string and your amber locks, A pious ascetic in a prayer niche and the angle of your eyebrows, O Lord! What kind of a qibla are you That night and day the hearts of both Muslims and Infidels are turned toward you?

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