Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

ms_10287 (SOAS Library, School of Oriental and African Studies)

Special Collections


Summary of Contents: 1 copy of Tuḥfat al-khawātīn by Ḥājjī Zayn al-ʻAṭṭār, Zayn al-Dīn ʻAlī ibn al-Ḥusayn al-Anṣārī, 1329-1403 or 4

A manual of medical prescriptions and remedies for female use. The Book is divided into 10 fusul. Lacks first page but is probably identical with the Asrār al-nikāḥ described by Ivanow. The manuscript was formerly no.45 of the College of Fort William

Incipit: فصل اول در معرفت چیرهای که بودن آن در زنان مستحن
Colophon: تمام شد رساله تحفة الخواتين من تصنيف علي بن حسين الانصاري المشهور بحاجي زين الدين عطار في تاريخ...بيست محرم سنه 1155 هجری ...بخط بنده درکار خادم الفقرا ديا رام
Language(s): Persian


Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 37 f.
Dimensions (leaf):
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Origin: 1155 AH; 1742 CE

Provenance and Acquisition

Presented by Miss Ousely


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