Shahnama Project : Shahnama (1494)

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Shahnama Project

<p style='text-align: justify;'><p>Formerly (in Geneva) identified as 2005.1.51-56 (Ir.M. 15-15/E).</p><p>The collection contains nine folios (including three folios of text, and the colophon) of a manuscript dated 899/1494, formerly in the Demotte collection. Page sizes vary and are individually described in the unpublished catalogue prepared by Moya Carey in 2002. The ms. was produced in Shiraz in the late Turkoman period and hence has been assigned to the 'Turkman Commercial' style.</p><p>References</p><p>Anthony Welch, Collection of Islamic art Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan, vol. 1, 1972, pp. 108, 116-26</p><p>Four of these illustrations are accessible on the Aga Khan Museum website.</p></p>


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