Shāhnāmah : manuscript, 1718-1721
Khalīl Allāh Haftʻqalamī, active 1720, calligrapher.
خليل الله هفت قلمي،, active 1720
ʻAbd al-Salām Kashmīrī, active 1720, painter.
ʻAbd al-Karīm Kashmīrī, active 1720, painter.
Sayyidʻzādah ʻIṣmat Allāh Khān, recipient.
Frye, Richard Nelson, 1920-, former owner.HOLLIS ID
1 v. (405 leaves) in box : ill. ; 36 cm.Form/Genre
Rustam (Iranian mythology) ; Rustam (Iranian mythology) -- Pictorial works ; Persian literature ; Epic literature, Persian
Written in a professional taʻlīq script in black ink, rubricated in red, 20 lines per page in 4 gold-ruled columns. Contains 115 miniatures portraying various scenes from the poem.
Written by the professional calligrapher Khalīl Allāh Haftʻqalamī probably in Lahore in 1131-1134 [1718-1722] (ff. 1r, 201v, 203r, 403r). Last miniature is signed by ʻAbd al-Salām and ʻAbd al-Karīm, residents of Kashmīr, Rajab 1134  (f. 398v).
The ms is prepared for Sayyidʻzādah ʻIṣmat Allāh Khān (f. 201r).
Bound in brown leather with onlays and tooling, gilt, rebacked.
MS Persian 78. Houghton Library, Harvard University.