Folio from an unidentified text; recto: A hunt

Detail of a pattern
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At A Glance

  • Period

    circa 1580
  • Geography

    Shiraz, Iran
  • Material

    Opaque watercolor, ink and gold on paper
  • Dimension

    H x W: 36.7 x 24.2 cm (14 7/16 x 9 1/2 in)
  • Accession Number

    S1986.215
  • EDAN ID

    edanmdm:fsg_S1986.215

Object Details

  • Description

    Detached folio from an unidentified text; left-hand half of a double-page composition with no facing folio.
    Border: The painting is set in a red and black inner frame with triangular motifs and a gold outer frame with floral and geometric motifs mounted on paperboard with landscape and birds.
  • Collection

    Arthur M. Sackler Collection
  • Origin

    Shiraz, Iran
  • Credit Line

    Purchase — Smithsonian Unrestricted Trust Funds, Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program, and Dr. Arthur M. Sackler
  • Type

    Manuscript
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