"The Mi'raj or The Night Flight of Muhammad on his Steed Buraq", Folio from a Bustan of Sa`di

Calligrapher: Sultan Muhammad Nur (ca. 1472–ca. 1536)
Object Name: Folio from an illustrated manuscript
Date: ca. 1525–35
Geography: present-day Uzbekistan and Afghanistan, probably Bukhara and Herat
Culture: Islamic
Medium: Ink, gold, and colors on paper
Dimensions: Painting: H. 7 1/2 in. (19 cm) W. 5 in. (12.7 cm) Page: H. 11 in. (27.9 cm) W. 7 1/4 in. (18.4 cm) Mat: H. 19 1/4 in. (48.9 cm) W. 14 1/4 in. (36.2 cm)
Classification: Codices
Credit Line: Purchase, Louis V. Bell Fund and The Vincent Astor Foundation Gift, 1974
Accession Number: 1974.294.2

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