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"Bahram Gur in the Turquoise Palace on Wednesday", Folio from a Khamsa (Quintet) of Nizami

Author: Nizami (Ilyas Abu Muhammad Nizam al-Din of Ganja) (probably 1141–1217)
Calligrapher: Sultan Muhammad Nur (ca. 1472–ca. 1536)
Calligrapher: Mahmud Muzahhib
Artist: Painting by Shaikh Zada
Object Name: Folio from an illustrated manuscript
Date: A.H. 931/A.D. 1524–25
Geography: present-day Afghanistan, Herat
Culture: Islamic
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, silver, and gold on paper
Dimensions: Overall page: H. 12 13/16 (32.5 cm) W. 8 15/16 in. (22.7 cm) Image: H. 8 in. (20.3 cm) W. 5 1/16 in. (12.9 cm) Mat: H. 19 1/4 in. (48.9 cm) W. 14 1/4 in. (36.2 cm)
Classification: Codices
Credit Line: Gift of Alexander Smith Cochran, 1913
Accession Number: 13.228.7.10

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