Upper right corner of the page: basmalla. Body of ship is first half of Sura 41 verse 11. Second half of verse appears in upper left corner of page. To left of ship, in medallion: "sketch of the ark of our prophet Noah and upon him be peace" Along bottom of page: poem that discusses the transitory nature of life. At left, artist's signature.
By 1913, with Dr. Denman Waldo Ross (b. 1853 - d. 1935), Cambridge, MA; 1915, gift of Ross to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 7, 1915)
Denman Waldo Ross Collection
Ottoman, Ottoman, probably 19th century
- Falsely attributed to Hafiz Othman