Farhād va Shīrīn : manuscript, undated
Vaḥshī Bāfqī, Kamāl al-Dīn, 1583-, creator
Pratt, Herbert J., 1854-, former owner.HOLLIS ID
1 v. (82 leaves) : ill. ; 15 cm.Form/Genre
Written in two columns, 14 lines per page, in a divani script in black ink, framed within double golden and blue lines. With catchwords on the verso of each leaf.
There are illuminated double title page, and 5 nearly full-page miniatures. Caption bands are in gold and colors.
Bound in leather with boards. Upper cover lacquered with bird and flowers on outside, miniature inside. Lower cover is blind-tooled black leather over board. Binding has been repaired.
The ms is probably from 18th or 19th century.
Oblong seal on fol. 1r.
Thin cream laid paper. Paper size: 15 x 9.5 cm. (text size: 10.7 x 5.5 cm.).
MS Persian 22. Houghton Library, Harvard University.