Folio from a Gulistan (Rosegarden) by Sa’di; recto: text; verso: text

Maker(s)
Calligrapher: Sultan 'Ali Mashhadi
Historical period(s)
Mughal dynasty, Reign of Shah Jahan, Text dated 1468, illumination added early 16th c., paintings repainted ca. 1645
Medium
Ink, gold, and opaque watercolor on paper
Dimensions
H x W (page): 24.6 x 16 cm (9 11/16 x 6 5/16 in)
Geography
India and Iran
Credit Line
Gift of the Art and History Trust in honor of Ezzat-Malek Soudavar
Accession Number
F1998.5.57
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Manuscript
Type

Detached manuscript folio

Keywords
Gulistan, India, Iran, Mughal dynasty (1526 - 1858), Reign of Shah Jahan (1628 - 1658), rose, WWII-era provenance
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

The Art and History Trust

Published References
  • Thomas Lawton Thomas W. Lentz. Beyond the Legacy: Anniversary Acquisitions for the Freer Gallery of Art and the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. vol. 1 Washington, 1998. pp. 148-151.
Collection Area(s)
Arts of the Islamic World
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum

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