Folio from an unidentified text; Sarlawh and text

Detached folio from an unidentified text; sarlawh and text; inscription in white, one column, six lines.
Border: The text is set in red, blue, and gold rulings mounted on pink, gold-sprinkled paperboard.

Historical period(s)
Mughal dynasty, 17th century
Medium
Opaque watercolor, ink and gold on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 34.5 x 22.7 cm (13 9/16 x 8 15/16 in)
Geography
Possibly India
Credit Line
Purchase — Smithsonian Unrestricted Trust Funds, Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program, and Dr. Arthur M. Sackler
Collection
Henri Vever collection
Accession Number
S1986.355
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Calligraphy, Manuscript
Type

Detached manuscript folio

Keywords
Henri Vever collection, illumination, India, Mughal dynasty (1526 - 1858), WWII-era provenance
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Henri Vever 1854 - 1942
Francois Mautin French, born 1907

Description

Detached folio from an unidentified text; sarlawh and text; inscription in white, one column, six lines.
Border: The text is set in red, blue, and gold rulings mounted on pink, gold-sprinkled paperboard.

Inscription(s)

Cartouche: Hova Sultan al-Murad.
"In the name of Sultan al-Murad."

Published References
  • Glenn D. Lowry, Milo Cleveland Beach, Elisabeth West FitzHugh, Susan Nemanzee, Janet Snyder. An Annotated and Illustrated Checklist of the Vever Collection. Washington and Seattle. cat. 320, p. 271.
Collection Area(s)
South Asian and Himalayan Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum