Folio page with four columns of horizontal text and two columns of angled text, surrounded on three sides by six boxes of angled text. Spaces between columns are filled with decorative triangles. A large illustration extends from the right, depicting 13 seated and standing figures conversing in a floral garden.
AKM68, Garden Scene, Front

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Decorated manuscript page. There are four columns of horizontal text, with two columns of angled text to the left. These are enclosed on three sides by two winding sections of angled text, and decorative geometric shapes fill gaps and break up the text. A multicoloured lined border encloses the text.
AKM68, Garden Scene, Back

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Garden Scene
Folio from a dispersed poetry miscellany by Nizami (d. 1209), Jami (d. 1492), and Dihlavi (d. 1325)
  • Accession Number:AKM68
  • Place:Iran, Shiraz
  • Dimensions:26.5 x 30.2 cm
  • Date:1576
  • Materials and Technique:opaque watercolour, ink, and gold on paper

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