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

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
455054:4

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