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A Garden Reception (majlis)
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A Garden Reception (majlis)

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Description In this scene from Walters manuscript W.631, figures are seated in a garden landscape dressed in the early Safavid style drinking wine. The verses before and after the illustration are in white Nasta"liq script on a gold ground. The borders are decorated in an illuminated floral pattern, perhaps stenciled.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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946 AH/AD 1539 (Safavid)
ink and pigments on laid paper
(Manuscripts & Rare Books)
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H: 8 11/16 x W: 5 1/8 in. (22 x 13 cm)
  • Iran (Place of Origin)
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