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The first ornamented folio from the History of Khyzr-Khan, A manuscript by Amir Khosrov Dihlevi. MS SPL, PNS 27b. f. 1b. The right side of a double-page frontispiece. 1598. Bukhara
THE FIRST ORNAMENTED FOLIO FROM THE HISTORY OF KHYZR-KHAN


Ornament of the manuscripts meet all requirements of the literary work: decoration, connection with a content, one style of calligraphy and fonts. Oriental manuscript develops according to the art terms of that time period like architecture and carpet ornament do.
Looking at double-page frontispiece it seems you feel an immense and horizonless sky with golden sun lines and smell flower scent. This folio is like forepleasure of reading the book and joy of knowledge.
A book is the best friend to talk with.