Islamic Heritage Project

Aḥvāl-ʼi chahār darvīsh : manuscript, undated: Story of the four dervishes: Tale of the four darwishes: احوال چهار درويش : مخطوطة، undated

Creator/Contributor:
Amīr Khusraw Dihlavī, approximately 1253-1325, creator
Mīr Muʻizz al-Dīn.
Hall, Fritz Edward, former owner.
امير خسرو دهلوي،, approximately 1253-1325
مير معز الدين.
Place Of Origin:
No place, unknown, or undetermined
Extent:
1 v. (63 leaves) : ill. ; 36 cm.
Language:
Persian
Genre:
Early works to 1800
Digital Format:
Books and documents
Subjects:
Hindus--Folklore--Early works to 1800
Popular literature--Pakistan--Early works to 1800
Notes:
Title from caption (fol. 1v).
Bound in brown leather, gilt.
Written in a professional taʻlīq script in black ink, framed within triple red and black lines, 14 lines per page, with marginal corrections. There are catchwords on the verso of each leaf.
First leave illuminated and two colored paintings on ff. 2r and 3v. It seems that illustration of the manuscript wasn't completed.
35.5 x 21.5 cm. (28 x 14 cm.)
Attributed to Amīr Khusraw Dihlavī.
MS Persian 1. Houghton Library, Harvard University.
In Persian.
Series:
Open Collections Program at Harvard University
Repository:
Houghton Library, Harvard University
Record ID:
990113855180203941
HOLLIS Record:
https://id.lib.harvard.edu/alma/990113855180203941/catalog