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Folio from a Rawdat al-safa (Garden of felicity) by Mirkhwand (d. 1498); recto: illuminated text; verso: Ali lifts the gates of Qamus

Folio from a Rawdat al-safa (Garden of felicity) by Mirkhwand (d. 1498); recto: illuminated text; verso: Ali lifts the gates of Qamus
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Author
Khwandshah (Mirkhwand)
Calligrapher
Inayatullah al-katib al-Shirazi
Date
1571-1572
Period
Safavid period
Type
Manuscript
Medium
Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 41.3 x 27.5 cm (16 1/4 x 10 13/16 in)
Credit Line
Purchase — Smithsonian Unrestricted Trust Funds, Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program, and Dr. Arthur M. Sackler
Restrictions & Rights
Usage conditions apply
Accession Number
S1986.240
Data Source
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Related Online Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
Origin
Shiraz, Iran