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Shelfmark Add Ms 7759
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Title Hafiz Divan. Collected poems of Shams al-Dīn Muhammad Hafiz Shīrāzī (d. 792/1389), copied by Sulayman al-Fushanji in Ramazan 855/October 1451. Although no place is mentioned in the colophon, the name of the scribe may be connected to Fushanj in the province of Herat, Afghanistan, possibly suggesting Herat as a place of origin.
Place of Publication [Herat?]
Date of Publication 1451
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Upper cover, low resolution

Shelfmark Add Ms 7759
Upper cover, low resolution
Country Afghanistan
Period 15c
Colour Black; Gold
Cover Material Leather (unspecified)
Decorative Technique Onlaid; Painted; Tooled
Style/Type Panel design; Centre and cornerpiece
Edges
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Notes May be 15c, may be later. Binding, may be from Afghanistan: Dark Islamic leather binding with gold central oval, pendants and corner pieces with floral pattern, gold ‘rope’ borders; red leather doublures with central oval, pendants and corner pieces with floral pattern in blue and black, outlined in gold, gold ‘rope’ borders. Complete digital coverage available for this manuscript; see Digitised Manuscripts http://www.bl.uk/manuscripts/


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Doublure, low resolution

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Doublure, low resolution
Country Afghanistan
Period 15c
Colour Black; Gold
Cover Material Leather (unspecified)
Decorative Technique Onlaid; Painted; Tooled
Style/Type Panel design; Centre and cornerpiece
Edges
Bookbinder
Ownership mark
Reference Karin Scheper, The Technique of Islamic Bookbinding, Leiden, 2015
Notes Binding, may be from Afghanistan: Dark Islamic leather binding with gold central oval, pendants and corner pieces with floral pattern, gold ‘rope’ borders; red leather doublures with central oval, pendants and corner pieces with floral pattern in blue and black, outlined in gold, gold ‘rope’ borders. Flat spine tooled in gold, maybe later. Complete digital coverage available for this manuscript; see Digitised Manuscripts http://www.bl.uk/manuscripts/


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Spine, low resolution

Shelfmark Add Ms 7759
Spine, low resolution
Country Afghanistan
Period 15c
Colour Black; Gold
Cover Material Leather (unspecified)
Decorative Technique Onlaid; Painted; Tooled
Style/Type Panel design; Centre and cornerpiece
Edges
Bookbinder
Ownership mark
Reference Karin Scheper, The Technique of Islamic Bookbinding, Leiden, 2015
Notes Binding, may be from Afghanistan: Dark Islamic leather binding with gold central oval, pendants and corner pieces with floral pattern, gold ‘rope’ borders; red leather doublures with central oval, pendants and corner pieces with floral pattern in blue and black, outlined in gold, gold ‘rope’ borders. Flat spine tooled in gold, maybe later. Complete digital coverage available for this manuscript; see Digitised Manuscripts http://www.bl.uk/manuscripts/


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