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Persian Illustrated and Illuminated Manuscripts

Registration year: 2007
Submission year: 
2006
Collection ID: 
2006-09

The collection comprises 71 rare illustrated and illuminated Persian manuscripts that highlight the development of royal ateliers from the 14th century to the 19th century. The collection is unique as it illustrates the history of Persian Islamic Miniature Painting, the development of Persian calligraphic script styles, and the art of Single folios and Album compilation (Muraqqa').

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