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

Author: Nizami (Ilyas Abu Muhammad Nizam al-Din of Ganja)
(probably 1141–1217)

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: Painting: H. 7 1/4 in. (18.4 cm) W. 5 in. (12.7 cm) Page: H. 12 3/4 in. (32.4 cm) W. 8 5/8 in. (21.9 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: 13.228.7.12

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