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Book of Turkish Poetry in Turkish Language Written with Naskhi Script, 1784, Ottoman Period (1299-1922)
Object Date: 1863

Leather, gold, ink, colors, H: 7 in, W: 4.75 in, D: 0.5 in
Purchase 1928  28.542
Not On View
Dated by inscription to 1784

Inscribed: Husain, son of Muhammad in thuluth script.

Circular label on interior: "1863"

Provenance: John Cotton Dana, purchase, Algiers, Algeria, 1928; Newark Museum, purchase, 1928
Exhibition History:
"Wondrous Worlds: Art & Islam through Time & Place", Newark Museum, Newark, New Jersey (February 12 - May 15, 2016).