Keywords: poems

459 objects
F1931.11

Folio of calligraphy

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1931.11

Page of calligraphy; Persian in black nasta’liq script set against a blue-tinted ground; embellished with rectangular illuminated panels; recto: text, 10 lines; verso: text, An anecdote from Gulistan (The rose garden) by Sa’di, 10 lines. Border: The text is set in purple, gold and blue rulings on salmon colored paper with landscape and animal motifs.