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Haft Paikar (Seven Portraits) of the Khamsa (Quintet) of Nizami

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

Calligrapher: Maulana Azhar (d. 1475/76)
Object Name: Illustrated manuscript
Date: ca. 1430
Geography: present-day Afghanistan, Herat
Culture: Islamic
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper; lacquer binding
Dimensions: 11 x 7in. (27.9 x 17.8cm)
Classification: Codices
Credit Line: Gift of Alexander Smith Cochran, 1913
Accession Number: 13.228.13.1

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