Chalipa (Persian: چلیپا‎, romanizedchalīpā, lit. 'cross') is a panel in the Nastaliq script. There are two important panels in the Nastaliq calligraphy: Chalipa and Siah Mashgh. Chalipa consists of four diagonal hemistiches of a poem, which has clearly a moral, ethic and poetic theme.[1]

A chalipa by Mir Emad


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