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Majnun led in chains to Layla's camp

Illustrated folio from a Turkman manuscript of Nizami's Khamsa, dated AH 904 (1498 CE)

  • The story of Layla and Majnun
  • Opaque watercolor, gold and ink on paper.
  • Text: four columns in black nasta’liq script.
  • Iran, Turkman school of Shiraz
  • Late 15th century CE
  • Folio: 34 x 19,5 cm
  • Text + illustration panel: 26,5 x 11,5 cm

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