Title
Aḥvāl-ʼi chahār darvīsh : manuscript, undated
Story of the four dervishes
Tale of the four darwishes
Qiṣṣah-ʼi chahār darvīsh
Name/Creator
Amīr Khusraw Dihlavī, approximately 1253-1325, creator
Mīr Muʻizz al-Dīn.
Hall, Fritz Edward, former owner.
HOLLIS IDDigital ObjectLocation
Networked Resource

Houghton Library
Language
Persian
Description
1 v. (63 leaves) : ill. ; 36 cm.
Form/Genre
text

print
Subject
Hindus -- Folklore -- Early works to 1800 ;  Popular literature -- Pakistan -- Early works to 1800

Category
manuscript

Note
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.


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