- Provenance information is currently unavailable
- Previous Owner(s)
Henri Vever 1854 - 1942
Francois Mautin French, born 1907
Folio from a dispersed copy of a Rawzat al-Safa Fi Sirat al-Anbiya Wa'l-Muluk Wa'l- Khulafa (Garden of Felicity) by Muhammad b. Khwandshah (known as Mirkhwand); Persian and Arabic in black and red nasta'liq script; recto: left-hand half of a double-page frontispiece now separate from the facing folio (S1986.373), headings in white, one column, eleven lines; verso: text, one column, twenty-five lines; one of a group of three folios.
Border: The recto is set in red and blue rulings followed by illuminated side panels and cartouches and an illuminated outer frame on cream-colored paper. The verso is set in gold, purple, blue, and black rulings on cream-colored paper.
- 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. 233, pp. 196-197.
- Collection Area(s)
- Arts of the Islamic World
- Web Resources
- Google Cultural Institute
- Rights Statement
Copyright with museum