Folio from a Khamsa (Quintet) by Nizami (d. 1209); verso: illustration: The youthful Qays (Majnun) and Layla at school; recto: text
- Manuscript folio
- Calligrapher: Murshid al-Shirazi
- Historical period(s)
- Safavid period, 1548 (955 A.H.)
- Ink, opaque watercolor and gold on paper
- H x W: 31.1 x 19.7 cm (12 1/4 x 7 3/4 in)
- Iran, Shiraz
- Credit Line
- Gift of Charles Lang Freer
- Freer Gallery of Art
- Accession Number
- Folio from the Layla va Majnun in the Khamsa (Quintet) by Nizami; text: Persian in black nasta'liq script; recto: text: 4 columns, 15 lines; verso: illustration: The youthful Qays (Majnun) and Layla at school; from the manuscript F1908.199.
Binding: The folio is bound with the rest of the manuscript in contemporary brown leather over paper pasteboards with doublures of cream-colored paper.
Tabbagh Frères, Paris, to 1908 
From 1908 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Tabbagh Frères, Paris, through the Bauer-Folsom Company, New York, in 1908 
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 
 See List of Persian Books and Paintings, S.I. 1592, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. In 1932, F1908.259-.284 were separated from F1908.199 and given their current numbers.
 See note 1.
 The original deed of Charles Lang Freer's gift was signed in 1906. The collection was received in 1920 upon the completion of the Freer Gallery.
- Former owner
- Tabbagh Frères (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
- On View Location
- Currently not on view
- Collection(s) Area
- Arts of the Islamic World
- Web Resource(s)
- Google Cultural Institute
- Rights Statement
- Copyright with museum