Nur ad-Din Abd al-Rahman Jami901 AH

The al-Sabah Collection, Kuwait

The al-Sabah Collection, Kuwait
Kuwait, Kuwait

Manuscript of the "Subhat al-Abrar" (Rosary of the Pious) by Nur ad-Din Abd al-Rahman Jami (d. AH 898/1492 AD), a mystical and didactic poem in forty sections, one of the seven poems that constitute the Haft Awrang (Seven thrones). Persian manuscript on gold-sprinkled buff paper.


  • Title: Manuscript
  • Creator: Nur ad-Din Abd al-Rahman Jami
  • Creator Lifespan: 898 A.H/1492 A.D
  • Date Created: 901 AH
  • Physical Dimensions: w17 x h28.1 cm
  • Decoration: Epigraphic Inscription with anthropomorphic and vegetal designs.
  • Type: Illuminated & illustrated
  • Rights: al Sabah Collection
  • Medium: Paper, ink, gold, watercolours and leather.

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