Medium: Yellow ink, hand-made ahar paper dyed dark blue
Script: Jeli Talik
Image size: 22.8 x 19.5”
Interpretation: Poem commemorating an Ottoman victory, calligraphed c. 1895 by Sami Efendi and used as a calligraphy model for the Jeli Talik script. The text is interspersed with analyses of the letterforms.