string(21) "edanmdm:fsg_S1998.214" Detached album folio: verso: seated Indian youth; recto: text - National Museum of Asian Art

Detached album folio: verso: seated Indian youth; recto: text

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  • Period

  • Geography

  • Material

    Ink, opaque watercolor and gold on paper
  • Dimension

    H x W: 28.5 x 19.8 cm (11 1/4 x 7 13/16 in)
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Object Details

  • Description

    Detached album folio; recto: calligraphy panel with eight hemistichs in Persian black nasta'liq script, corners embellished with triangular illumination; verso: Seated Indian youth.
    Border: Recto is set in a blue inner frame and a gold outer frame with two verses of a poem each on the upper and lower borders. The painting is set in red and black rulings followed by a gold inner frame with two verses each on the upper and lower borders and a red, black and green outer frame.
  • Collection

    National Museum of Asian Art Collection
  • Origin

  • Credit Line

    Bequest of Adrienne Minassian
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