Jushan attacks Badrchir, from a Darabnama by Muhammad Beghami

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At A Glance

  • Period

    1683 (1094 A.H.)
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  • Material

    Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paper
  • Dimension

    H x W: 35.2 x 49.2 cm (13 7/8 x 19 3/8 in)
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Object Details

  • Calligrapher

    Muhammad Amin al-Ansari Muhammad Ja'far
  • Description

    Manuscript; Darabnama (Kitab-i-Shahzada Ashk Khusrawan B. Malik Bahman B. Firuz Shah); Persian in black naskhi script; 286 folios with 1 sarlawh (folio 1 verso), 83 paintings, 1 dated colophon (folio 286 recto), 1 illegible seal (folio 286 recto) and birth statements (folio 286 verso); inscription (folio 286 recto); standard page: 1 columns, 28 lines of text.
    Binding: The manuscript is bound in red leather over paper pasteboards with gilt block- stamped designs on the exterior covers and doublures of paper.
  • Origin

  • Credit Line

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