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Maker(s):Rumi (poet); King, Simon (print maker)
Culture:Khwarazmian (1207-1273)
Title:When the blossom is shed...
Date Made:1992
Type:Print
Materials:Etching on 350 gsm Zerkall etching paper printed on an Albion press
Measurements:Sheet: 28 x 28 in; 71.1 x 71.1 cm
Narrative Inscription:  No inscriptions
Accession Number:  UM 2023.10.9
Credit Line:Gift of Graham Gund; Nancy and Bruce Goldstein; Fred and Eva Fierst; and Hugh Davies, with additional funds raised through the 2023 UMass Campaign
Museum Collection:  University Museum of Contemporary Art at UMASS Amherst
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Description:
Poem by Jalāl al-Dīn Muḥammad Rūmī printed at the center of the sheet with 36 point Monotype Baskerville roman, series 169 text. The poem is one of five that accompanies the portfolio Round Dance (1992) by Shirazeh Houshiary.

Tags:
text; poetry; typology

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King, Simon

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