Mantiq al-tair (Language of the Birds)

Calligrapher: Sultan `Ali Mashhadi (ca.1440–1520)
Author: Farid al-Din `Attar (ca. 1142–1220)
Object Name: Illustrated manuscript
Date: ca. 1600
Geography: Iran, Isfahan
Culture: Islamic
Medium: Opaque watercolor and gold on paper
Dimensions: H. 12 7/8 in. (32.7 cm) W. 8 5/16 in. (21.1 cm)
Classification: Codices
Credit Line: Fletcher Fund, 1963
Accession Number: 63.210

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