Album Page with Cut-Paper Decoration

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The decoration on this page is cut from tan paper and laid down on a blue paper background. It depicts flowering plants and a pair of long-legged water birds flanking a deer. The calligraphy, only partially deciphered, is integrated into the floral pattern, resembling foliage in the lower section and a tendril-like motif in the upper section. The words may provide the name of the artist (Baz Khan?) and an invocation to 'Ali.

Album Page with Cut-Paper Decoration, Cut paper on paper, opaque watercolor, and gold

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