Dīvān by Rāġib Pāşā
Dīvān by Rāġib Pāşā
A collection of Turkish poetry (Dīvān) by Rāġib Pāşā (d.1176/1763).
This illuminated manuscript was copied in nastaʿlīq script on tinted buff and light-blue, pink, and yellow papers by a calligrapher of Persian origin named Muḥammad ʿAlī al-Shīrāzī. The opening page shows a headpiece richly decorated with gilt.
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