"Shaikh Mahneh and the Villager", Folio 49r 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: 1487
Geography: present-day Afghanistan, Herat
Culture: Islamic
Medium: Opaque watercolor, silver, and gold on paper
Dimensions: 7 3/4 x 5 3/4in. (19.7 x 14.6cm)
Classification: Codices
Credit Line: Fletcher Fund, 1963
Accession Number: 63.210.49

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