Hutut-ı mütenevvia-yı İslamiye albümü, [1009 to 1211, i.e. 1600 to 1797].
خطوط متنوعۀ اسلاميۀ البومى, [1009ه الى 1211ه، 1600م الى 1797م].
|Other Authors:||Abdülhamid II, Sultan of the Turks, 1842-1918,|
|Language(s):||Arabic ; Persian|
Calligraphy, Arabic > Specimens.
Calligraphy, Persian > Specimens.
Islamic calligraphy > Specimens.
Writing, Arabic > Specimens.
Manuscripts, Arabic > Michigan > Ann Arbor.
Manuscripts, Persian > Michigan > Ann Arbor.
Title from upper cover.
Collation: 19 heavy panels (pasteboards) attached via red cloth stubs (supported by further board).
Layout: Varies greatly by piece.
Script: Naskh (nesih), thuluth (sülüs) and nastaʻlīq (talik), varying by piece ; superb Ottoman and Persian calligraphic hands.
Decoration: Varies by piece ; use of gold and colored pigments in frames, decorative borders, textual dividers and accents (mainly rosettes).
Support: Calligraphic pieces on assorted laid papers, well-burnished ; some decorative papers, tinted or marbled ; each mounted in heavy pasteboards (panels) covered in dark green coated and textured paper with edges gold-painted.
Binding: Heavy boards covered in red leather ; Western style binding ; interior of boards (and facing panels) lined with white, textured paper (satin-like pattern) ; upper and lower covers carry central panel with the Ottoman arms (upper cover) or crescent and star (lower cover) gold-stamped on bright green satin, outlined in gold-tooled stars and bordered in gold-stamped (with dark green leather onlays) cartouches with crescent and star accents ; board edges heavily beveled and gold-tooled ; edges of panels gold-painted ; sewn in heavy pink cord ; overall in fairly good condition with minor abrasion, lifting and losses of onlays, etc.
Former shelfmark: "211" inscribed in pencil on opening panel.
Origin: Dates in dated pieces range from 1009 [1600 or 1] to 1211 [1796 or 7]. Some pieces possibly earlier. Binding late 19th or early 20th century, likely produced in Yıldız Palace workshop and certainly not earlier than 1882 when the arma was finalized by Sultan Abdülhamit II.
Upper cover stamped with Ottoman arms (arma / آرما ), tuğra (ṭughrā / طغرا) at head only faintly visible though likely that of Sultan Abdülhamit II.
Shelfmark: Ann Arbor, University of Michigan, Special Collections Library, Isl. Ms. 439
19 panels :
220 x 320 mm. bound to 235 x 345 mm.
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- Full view (original from University of Michigan)