"Allusion to Sura 27:16", Folio from a Mantiq al-tair (Language of the Birds)

Author: Farid al-Din `Attar (ca. 1142–1220)
Object Name: Folio from an illustrated manuscript
Date: A.H. 892/A.D. 1486
Geography: present-day Afghanistan, Herat
Culture: Islamic
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Dimensions: 15 1/2 x 8in. (39.4 x 20.3cm)
Classification: Codices
Credit Line: Fletcher Fund, 1963
Accession Number: 63.210.47

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